Awards

Water Quality Products has three awards programs. Our Dealer Highlight program recognizes water treatment dealers who deserve recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business practices. Our Young Professionals program highlights noteworthy rising stars in the water industry under 40 years of age. Our Industry Icon program honors the people who has shaped our industry over the past 20 years or more, whether in the realms in manufacturing, dealers, academia, legislation, associations and more. Learn more about WQP's award programs on this page, as well as other noteworthy awards in the water quality industry.

Mar 4 2022
The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced awardees at the 2022 Membrane…
Industry Icon 2022, wqp, Richard Mest
Mest and his wife, Jan, pictured together at an industry event. “Dating for 49-years,” he said of his partner and high school sweetheart.
Mar 4 2022
Always drawn to water, Richard Mest, now president of Master Water Conditioning Corp. and the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF), wanted to be…
Dec 3 2021
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. announced that its Inline 1100 SpecPAK has been recognized with an AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating,…
Dec 2 2021
Nominations are now open for WQP’s Industry Icon program. Do you know an industry veteran who has made an impact on the industry? Submit a nomination…
Nov 30 2021
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business…
Nov 5 2021
The Water Council, a nonprofit membership organization driving freshwater innovation and advancing water stewardship, announced its new Water…
Aug 26 2021
Eshani Jha from the U.S. received the 2021 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for research on how to remove contaminants from water.  Stockholm Junior…
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