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Standards Versions & Schemes

The following is a list of all standards to which WQA performs product testing and certification:

  • ABNT NBR14908 (03/29/2004)
  • ABNT NBR 15176 (12/30/2004)
  • ASME A112.18.1-2005/CSA B125.1-05 (06/30/2005) : Plumbing Supply Fittings (General Scheme)
  • ASME A112.18.3-2002 (05/23/2003): Performance Requirements for Backflow Protection Devices and Systems in Plumbing Fixture Fittings (General Scheme)
  • ASSE 1070-2004 (05/01/2004): Performance Requirements for Water Temperature Limiting Devices (General Scheme)
  • AWWA C508 (1/1/2010): Swing-Check Valves for Waterworks Service, 2-In. Through 24-In. (50-mm Through 600-mm) NPS (General Scheme)
  • AWWA C517 (3/1/2010): Resilient-Seated Cast-Iron Eccentric Plug Valves (General Scheme)
  • AWWA C512 (5/1/2008): Air-Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination Air Valves for Waterworks Service (General Scheme)
  • Bottled Water evaluated under the Bottled Water Scheme (FDA Guidelines)
  • CSA B125.3 (12/01/2012): Plumbing Fittings (General Scheme)
  • CSA B483.1 (12/01/2007): Drinking Water Treatment Systems (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • EPA WaterSense Program
  • ICC International Residential Code (2012) (General Scheme)
  • Indian Standard - Packaged Drinking Water (Other than packaged natural mineral water) - Specification
  • Korean Standard for Water Purifiers
  • NSF/ANSI 14 – 2013 Version (01/27/2014) : Plastics Piping System Components & Related Products (General Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 18 – 2012 Version (08/08/2012): Manual Food & Beverage Dispensing (General Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 42 – 2013 Version (06/11/2013): Drinking Water Treatment Units, Aesthetic Effects (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 44 – 2013 Version (06/11/2013): Residential Cation Exchange Water Softeners (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 50 – 2010 Version (08/10/2010): Equipment for Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs and Other Recreational Water Facilities (General Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 51 – 2012 Version (01/04/2012): Food Equipment Materials (General Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 53 – 2011 Version (04/01/2012): Drinking Water Treatment Units - Health Effects (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 55 – 2012 Version (08/22/2012): Ultraviolet Microbiological Water Treatment Systems (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 58 – 2013 Version (06/11/2013): Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Treatment Systems (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 60 – 2011 Version (05/02/2011): Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects (Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI-61 (03/05/2012): Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects (Drinking Water System Component Scheme)*
  • NSF/ANSI 62 – 2013 Version (06/11/2013): Drinking Water Distillation Systems* (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 169 - 2012 Version (08/08/2012): Special Purpose Food Equipment and Devices (General Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 177 – 2004 Version (09/03/2004): Shower Filtration Systems - Aesthetic Effects (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • NSF/ANSI 372 – 2011 Version (07/31/2011) (Previously WQA ORD0902, NSF/ANSI 61, Annex G,  California AB 1953) (Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content Scheme)
  • NSF Protocol P231 (02/01/2003): Microbiological Water Purifiers (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • Perfluorochemical (PFC) Tested Products
  • SASO Saudi Arabian Standard Organization Bottled Water
  • US EPA Guide Standard and Protocol for Testing Microbiological Water Purifiers (04/01/1987) (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • WQA ORD0901 (05/01/2009): Microbiological Reduction Testing Protocol – Tap Water Sources for Developing Countries – Pour Through Products
  • WQA S-100 (03/01/2000): Household, Commercial, and Portable Exchange Cation Exchange Water Softeners (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • WQA S-200 (04/06/2012): Residential and Commercial Water Filters (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • WQA S-300 (03/01/2000): Point-of-Use Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Systems (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • WQA S-400 (03/01/2000): Point-of-Use Distillation Drinking Water Systems (Drinking Water Treatment Units Scheme)
  • WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-803 (2014): Product Sustainability for Activated Carbon Water Filtration Systems (Sustainability Certification Scheme)
  • WQA S-802 (v1.1 - 5/1/2014): Product Sustainability for Activated Carbon (Sustainability Certification Scheme)

*In order to give customers time to comply with the nitrosamines requirements in the newer version NSF/ANSI 61 we are testing to the 2014 Version (March 16, 2014) of the standard, but certifying to the 2011 Version with Addendum (March 5, 2012).  All customers in compliance with the newer version will automatically be updated to that version on December 31, 2015.