Seven Weeks and Counting!

Judging by your e-mails, several of you are NOT procrastinating and are working hard to make sure you pass your Water Distribution Operator certification exam on March 16.  Yes, it’s seven weeks and counting until exam day.  How can you …
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Eight Weeks Until Water Distribution Operator Exam

We’re continuing our countdown until the Water Distribution Operator certification exam here in California.  Last week we admonished you to get started on your preparations for the exam.  Did you follow through, or did another week go by without a …
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Distribution Operator Certification Exam

We know that you just got the application in the mail, and maybe you haven’t even heard back from the California Department of Public Health yet.  But you need to start planning for the Water Distribution Operator certification exam on …
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Force = Pressure x Area

It’s true: MOST is a big Disney fan.  While visiting the original Disneyland in Anaheim last weekend, we saw the “Floating Ball” in Tomorrowland.  You can see it — without paying admission! — on this YouTube site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVtbuWqmukg The stone …
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Water Math: Conversions

Are you ready for the Water Distribution Operator certification exam on September 15?  How are your water math skills?  At MOST, we’re here to help!  Today we are pointing you back to an older post on the MOST essential math …
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The KISS Principle for Water Math

Over two years ago, we posted a blog on the KISS Principle as it relates to water math.  With the Distribution Operator certification exam just over two weeks away, we thought the timing was good to revisit this absolutely critical …
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Water Main Breaks: May the Force Be With You!

Main breaks always make for a bad day at the water company.  You’re going to get wet and muddy, but that’s part of the job of a Distribution Operator almost every day.  No, it’s more than that.  Main breaks can …
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New Water Math Course Available!

We have just completed MOST Course WM-2 on Area Calculations, and it is now available here.  Like all our other courses, it is about one hour long, is completely online, and costs only $10.  We still provide the MOST economical …
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Static Hydraulics Course Now Available

We’ve just completed WM-8, our course on Static Hydraulics.  It is a topic that you will definitely see explored on Water Distribution and Water Treatment Operator certification exams.  And with the California Distribution exam coming up in about two months, …
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New Distribution Exam Coming

Thanks to Subscriber Raffy for letting me know about this huge change coming to the Water Distribution Operator certification exams here in California.  You can get the official information at: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/occupations/Pages/DWopcert.aspx The proposed changes are labelled as “Draft,” but don’t …
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CT Water Math Course Available

We are happy to announce the availability of yet another course here at MOST: WM-9 — CT Calculation.  Like our other Water Math courses, this course presents the basic principles behind the mathematical relationship, discusses the key factors that go …
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Chlorine Math Course Now Available

We have just posted our tenth course here at MOST.  It is on Water Math with Chlorine, which is the most common topic on certification exams.  With the next certification exam here in California just over four weeks away, several …
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The Pounds Formula: Online Now!

We just posted MOST Course WM-6, Chemical Dosage Calculations: The Pounds Formula.  As you prepare for any grade of Treatment Operator license, this is the MOST important mathematical relationship for you — by far!  So, we’re very happy to have …
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Conversions — The Most Important Math Skill

Subscriber Michael was facing a math problem that asked him to covert a flow rate of milliliters per minute (mL/min) into gallons per day (GPD).  This is the most common type of operation you will encounter in water math: the …
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The Pounds Formula, Once Again

With the California Water Treatment Operator exam just two weeks from Saturday, it’s time to look at some of the key topics explored on the exam. And no topic is worth more points in your score than our old pal, …
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