Distribution Certification Deadline

The next semiannual opportunity to take any level of Water Distribution Operator certification here in California is Saturday, September 19.  And if you wish to take the certification exam on that day, your application must be postmarked by July 1 — …
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Certification Video on YouTube

Folks are always asking us questions about the requirements and process for certification as a Water Treatment or Water Distribution Operator in California.  Many also want to know how they can qualify for such certification or prepare for the certification …
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Water Treatment Operator Exam This Saturday

First of all, our apologies for being absent for so long from our blog.  We’ve been pretty busy trying to grow the Water Utility Science program at Santiago Canyon College that we just haven’t had much time for MOST.  The …
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Operator Certification Exams

We have a very important deadline upon us: if you wish to take the Water Treatment Operator certification exam this coming May 16, your application must be postmarked no later than this coming Monday, March 2.  Completing this two-page application …
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Water Supply Update

It’s one thing to visit web sites and digest multiple reports on the water supply, but long-time MOST readers know that we don’t consider that kind of analysis to be adequate.  Instead, we insist on personally assessing the situation, risking …
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Global Warming and the Oceans

Longtime Subscribers to MOST know where we stand on this issue: we’re “Deniers.”  At least that’s what the folks on the other side of the issue label us.  We prefer to call ourselves “scientists.”  But what better way to kick …
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Final Water Supply Update 2014

The year of 2014 is ending today, so let’s compare our water supply situation now to last year at this time.  The results are encouraging, but a long way from good.  And we need to look at water stored in …
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Water Distribution Application Deadline

It’s easy to forget this deadline with all of the other events of the Holiday Season.  But if you want to take the Water Distribution Operator certification exam here in California this coming March 21, your application must be postmarked …
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Winter Solstice 2015

Another cosmic event is upon us: the Winter Solstice.  While this marks the end of Autumn and the onset of Winter, it also means that the days will gradually get longer over the next six months.  There’s something to be …
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Water Treatment Operator Exam

How was your Saturday?  For many of our MOST Subscribers, it was time for their Water Treatment Operator exam.  They had a great advantage over the other exam-takers: they had the MOST Practice Exam to help them prepare.  These practice …
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Happy Veterans’ Day

On November 11 each year — the date of the official end of World War I — we celebrate our Veterans.  That means many of us get a day off work, including MOST.  So we can actually get a blog …
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Happy New Year From MOST!

We have been quite busy with our new assignment at Santiago Canyon College.  So busy, in fact, that we failed to note the coming of the new year.  New water year, that is.  For some reason — unbeknownst to MOST …
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The Equinox, and Monday Morning Quarterbacking

Loyal MOST readers are familiar with our first theme today, that of recognizing major celestial events such as today’s Autumnal Equinox.  Yes, Summer is officially over, although MOST of us considered it over at Labor Day or when the kids — or …
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Fall Semester Begins Today

In our new role as chair of the Water Utility Science program at Santiago Canyon College, we would like to invite you to join us in our Fall Semester, which begins today.  We are offering eleven sections of courses, including …
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September 1 Deadline for Water Treatment Operator Exam

There is another important deadline ahead for those of you looking to become certified or advance your certification as a Water Treatment Operator here in California.  September 1 is the deadline for submitting your application to take the certification exam.  …
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