Monthly Archives: September 2013

MOST Practice Exams

All the Water Distribution Operator certification exams are over for this round, and the next exams will be in March 2014.  So you can take a little break as far as Distribution goes.  However, MOST has some homework to do, …
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Water Fluoridation? Bad Idea!

The fluoridation of drinking water has been hailed by some as one of the greatest public health advances in modern times.  Color MOST very, very skeptical.  We are not fans of this practice, and there are a host of reasons …
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The Autumnal Equinox

Fall is officially upon us, now that we have passed the Autumnal Equinox.  That is the day when the daylight hours are equal to the night (“nox”) hours, and when Summer passes into Fall.  And such cosmic occasions are great …
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The Pounds Formula

Tomorrow is the big day for those of you taking the Water Distribution Operator certification exam here in California.  (Except for those of you that received a one-week delay.)  Today we conclude our look at the MOST Five — the …
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Velocity Equation

All this week we are reviewing the MOST important water math concepts, in preparation for this Saturday’s Water Distribution Operator certification exam here in California.  Today we look at number four in our MOST Five: the Velocity Equation. This is …
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Density Equation

The third math formula from our MOST Five is the Density Equation.  Today we will discuss the two common applications for this formula, as we prepare for the California Water Distribution Operator certification exam this coming Saturday. For the D1 …
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Flow Rate Equation

The second math formula in the MOST Five is the Flow Rate Equation.  It is depicted here as a “formula wheel.”  When you take the Water Distribution Operator certification exam this Saturday in California, you will use this equation more than any other …
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Water Math Countdown

If you’ve taken our MOST water math courses online, or purchased our MOST Water Math DVD (still only $50, for over ten hours of step-by-step math problem solutions), or attended any of our classes at College of the Canyons or …
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Water For Drinking

“Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting.”  Although there is some controversy regarding the actual author of this phrase (which is widely attributed to Mark Twain), there can be little controversy as to its truth — at least in …
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Water Distribution Exam Date Changes

Thanks to Subscriber Jason for bringing this to our attention, and to Karen Hinrichs of the California Department of Public Health for her (very) quick response to our query.  It seems that there are logistical problems at a few — …
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Ununpentium: Number 115

Thanks to the bro-in-law for the following link, describing the synthesis of a new element, Ununpentium: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/08/27/Scientists-Create-Element-115 We realize that this is not that big a deal outside of Chemistry and perhaps some fans of “The Big Bang Theory.”  Although we …
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Water Distribution Exam

The next important date on the Water System Operator calendar here in California is September 21 — just over two weeks from now.  If you submitted your application prior to the July 1 deadline, you should have heard from the …
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