- NSF 61: is a 1996 revision to the Safe Drinking Water Act establishing guidelines for contaminants in drinking water.
- WaterSense, a voluntary partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is both a label for water-efficient products and a resource for helping you save water.
- The WaterSense label makes it simple to find water-efficient products, new homes, and programs that meet EPA’s criteria for efficiency and performance. WaterSense-labeled products and services are certified to use at least 20 percent less water, save energy, and perform as well as or better than regular models.
- International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is an organization providing volunteer testing to establish compliance with US government standards.
- Canadian Standards Association is an organization that certifies a product has been evaluated by a formal process-involving examination, testing and follow-up inspection-and that it complies with applicable standards for safety and performance.
- The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted in 1986 to protect California citizens and the State’s drinking water sources from chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and to inform citizens about exposures to such chemicals. For more information visit the California Office of Environmental Office of Health Hazard Assessment website.