Monthly Archives: April 2013

Water Math: Conversions

  MOST is on YouTube! And we have videos to help you get ready for the Water Treatment certification exam! If you’re a long time Subscriber to MOST — and we have many Subscribers that joined us on our former …
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Passing the Water Treatment Exam

We just received a question from Subscriber Josh.  It is similar to questions that several others have raised, so we thought that today would be a good time to address it.  After all, we are now just three weeks away …
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The Professional Water Operator

The American Water Works Association is offering an online course that explores the career of the Water Operator transforming from an unskilled utility worker into a professional.  Here is how they describe their course: www.fashion.henryfoxrecruitment.com/cats/ “Over time, trades grow into …
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Water Supply Update

We’re well into Spring now, so let’s look at the water supply picture here in California.  Our wet months of December through March are behind us, so we don’t expect much precipitation until next Thanksgiving or so.  That means that …
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Water Treatment Operator Exam

You’ve only got four weeks left until the Water Treatment Operator certification exam in California on May 18.  Make sure you get some studying in every day or two between now and exam day.  And don’t forget that MOST is …
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The Chlorine Revolution

We have often expressed the view that chlorine in drinking water gets a grossly unfair rap in today’s world.  The discovery of disinfection by-products, notably trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids, has been the main factor in forming this picture of chlorine.  …
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How’s Your Water Math?

It’s now just five weeks until the next Water Treatment Operator certification exam here in California.  We trust that you’ve heeded our advice and have begun your studies to prepare.  Today we have an important question for you:  How’s your …
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Water Treatment Operator Exam in Six Weeks!

This week was Spring Break at College of the Canyons, where we have plied our trade as an instructor in Water Technology since 1989.  We were pretty certain that this break would allow us to get a couple more blog …
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