Monthly Archives: June 2011

Welcome to the New Site!

Well, it’s almost finished!  Here is the MOST training site, where I hope you will find that you get the MOST value for your continuing education time and dollar. MOST stands for McLean’s (that’s me!) Operational Services Training.  I prepare and …
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WO 6 – Corrosion

This course will describe corrosion and its chemistry opposite, deposition, as well as the process of stabilization to control both of these water quality problems. It will also examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the stabilization process.  This …
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WO 5 – Lime Softening

This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the lime softening process. Approximate length: 1 hour.

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WO 4 – Fluoridation

This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the fluoridation process.  This course is intended for continuing education/contact hours for Water System Operator certification renewal.  Approximate length: 1 hour. Order WO 4 – Fluoridation Price @ $10.00 …
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WO 3 – Iron and Manganese Treatment

This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the iron and manganese treatment processes.   This course intended for Water Operator certification continuing education/contact hours.  Approximate length: 1 hour. Order WO 3 – Iron and Manganese Treatment …
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WO 2 – Ion Exchange

This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the ion exchange process.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

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WM 9 – CT Calculations

This course will present the CT Calculation defined by the Surface Water Treatment Rule, using the general formula of CT = Concentration x Time.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to understand the …
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WM 8 – Static Hydraulics: Density, Specific Gravity, and Pressure

This course will present the basic calculation for density, using the general formula of Density = Weight / Volume.  Other topics will include the relationships between density and specific gravity, and between pressure and water elevation.  Several example problems will …
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WM 7 – Chemical Feed Calculations: Chlorination

This course will show the application of the “Pounds Formula,” Pounds/Day = mg/L x MGD x 8.34, to the chlorination process.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this formula to the …
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WM 6 – Chemical Feed Calculations: The Pounds Formula

This course will present the basic calculation of the “Pounds Formula,” using the general formula of Pounds/Day = mg/L x MGD x 8.34.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this formula …
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WM 5 – Velocity Calculation, Friction, and Hydraulic Grade Lines

This course will present the basic calculation of velocity, using the general formula of Flow Rate = Velocity x Area.  Velocity in pipelines and treatment processes will be examined, as well as the impact of velocity on friction, and the …
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WM 4 – Flow Rate Calculation

This course will present the basic calculation of flow rate, using the general formula of Flow Rate = Volume x Time.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this formula to the …
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WM 3 – Volume Calculation

This course will present the basic calculation of volume, examining rectangular prisms and cylinders, using the general formula of Volume = Area x Height.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this …
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WM 2 – Area Calculation

This course will present the basic calculation of area, examining rectangles, circles, triangles, and trapezoids.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to perform area calculations in water problems successfully.  This course is intended …
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WT 8 – Ozonation

This course will examine another Surface Water Treatment Rule approved option for disinfection, ozonation.  The advantages and disadvantages of ozone will be discussed, along with the equipment used for ozone generation, application/transfer, and destruction.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

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