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MOST Source Water Quality Course

It has been a while since we added a new course to the MOST site, but this drought is over — unlike the real drought here in California.  We had a chance to “fine-tune” this one a bit in some …
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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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Chlorine and Typhoid

About a month ago we noted a new blog on the water scene from our colleague Michael McGuire.  He has a great post today that we strongly recommend on the history of the use of chlorine for drinking water disinfection.  …
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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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Military Water Treatment

We missed the last couple of work days last week to attend a graduation ceremony for my nephew, John.  He is now a Marine!  Congratulations, and Semper Fidelis! A few years ago, we came across a rather interesting portable water …
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New Courses Available

We have recently added two more courses to our list, bringing the total to six.  The first course is available in each of our Distribution, Treatment, Quality, and Math categories.  Each of these is a great introduction to these critical …
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WM 9 – CT Calculations

This course will present the CT Calculation defined by the Surface Water Treatment Rule, using the general formula of CT = Concentration x Time.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to understand the …
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WT 1 – The Surface Water Treatment Rule

This course will explore the Surface Water Treatment Rule, including a look at multiple barrier treatment, approved pathogen removal technologies, and disinfection credit using the CT calculation.  Course intended for Water Operator contact hours and continuing education.  Approximate length:  1 …
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WQ 8 – General Source Water Characteristics

This course examines and contrasts the general water quality characteristics of surface water and ground water, looking especially at the occurrence of pathogens.  This course is eligible for one contact hour of continuing education credit for Water System Operators.  Approximate …
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