Online News: WQA Elects New President, Receives Challenge Grant to Fund Water Quality Research
Separately, Water Specialist Emeritus Ray E. Cross has issued a $300,000 challenge to WQA members as a way to benefit the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF). Celebrating attendance at his 60th consecutive water quality convention, Cross announced his decision to bequeath up to $300,000 of his estate to the WQRF Endowment Fund in the form of a challenge grant to WQA members. For every new dollar contributed to WQRF through April 1, 2007, Cross will match it, up to $300,000. As of late May, WQA members had donated nearly $53,000 in response. A list of current donors as well as additional information is available on WQA's website at www.wqa.org.