Monthly Archives: May 2013

Water Supply Update

We sounded the “May Day” alarm on May Day for the water supply in California this year.  How are things looking a month later?  In a word, bleak.  The percentage of water that the partners in the State Water Project …
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The Next Certification Exam

Last Saturday afternoon we entered the longest portion of the year between Water System Operator certification exams in California.  The next certification exam will be September 21 for Water Distribution Operators.  As we noted last week, the application deadline to …
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So? How Was the Exam?

For those of you taking the Water Treatment Operator exam today, this has been a busy week.  Same for yours truly, as we have been e-mailing out practice exams and answers to questions from dozens of folks preparing for today.  …
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Water Distribution Operator — Exam Application Deadline

We’ve been focused on the May 18 Water Treatment Operator exam for the past few weeks, but many of you need to be aware of another important deadline that is rapidly approaching: July 1 is the deadline for applications for …
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Pass the State Exam!

With just over one week to go until the Water Treatment Operator certification exam here in California, it’s panic time for some of you!  What can you do make sure that you pass the State exam on May 18?  Here’s …
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State Exam Water Math Request

You may have heard the Henny Youngman line, “I know you’re out there.  I can hear you breathing!”  Sometimes it feels like that here at the MOST web site.  My Google Analytics tell us how many visits we get each day — …
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High and Dry

The results of the final snow survey are in, and they couldn’t be much worse.  “Mayday! Mayday!” now has a new meaning!  Our frozen reservoir of snow in the Sierra Nevada was measured at 17 percent of the normal level …
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Beware of Distribution Questions on the Treatment Exam

We just received this feedback from Subscriber Ray.  Because it is similar to observations made by many other folks, we thought we should share it with you, as a way to help you prepare for the Water Treatment exam on …
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