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Darwin Watts Addresses Water Quality Conference

At WQA Aquatech USA, industry professionals heard the latest on issues and opportunities in water quality improvement. 

Darwin Watts speaks at WQA Aquatech USADarwin Watts, the president of SEAS Capital Partners, discussed the latest developments in the water treatment industry in an address to over 900 industry professionals at WQA Aquatech USA 2013, the annual conference held this year on April 2–5 in Indianapolis IN.

Watts, a 35-year veteran of the water treatment industry, recently completed his one-year tenure as president of the Water Quality Association (WQA; In his WQA Aquatech USA 2013 address, he covered the current state of the industry, its strategic direction, and the vision for its future. He especially focused on the WQA’s position as the “leading voice” on water improvement issues and its role in supporting members as they seek to capture opportunities in the growing water quality industry.

Darwin Watts addresses the crowd at WQA Aquatech USAEach year, WQA Aquatech USA ( – also known as The Water Opportunity Show™ – attracts industry groups and professionals working in water treatment processes, purification of drinking water, and providing ultrapure water for residential, commercial, and industrial users. Nearly 4,000 people attended the conference this year. They took part in education, training, and networking events.

The Water Quality Association, based in Lisle, IL, is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry worldwide. In his term as WQA president, Darwin Watts applied his decades of experience and experience to lead the association through a critical phase. This included establishing a greater global presence, managing economic growth, and hiring a new executive director. Learn more at