Tag Archives: surface water treatment rule

The Seventy Percent Solution

Some confusion has been voiced in recent years about the required score to pass the Water Treatment Operator certification exam in California.  Simply stated, the solution is seventy percent.  (Our apologies to Nicholas Meyer and Sherlock Holmes.)  Allow us to …
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Surface Water Treatment Rule Exam Questions on YouTube

The two MOST important regulations for Water Treatment Operators are the Total Coliform Rule and the Surface Water Treatment Rule.  To help you prepare for the Water Treatment Operator certification exam here in California on November 16, MOST has added …
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Four Weeks Left Until Water Treatment Operator Exam

Time flies, whether you’re having fun or not!  And now the Water Treatment Operator exam is only four weeks away.  Are you ready?  Don’t forget that MOST can help you pass on November 16. In our last couple of posts, …
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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 Breakpoint Curve Course

With less than two weeks to go before the Water Treatment Operator certification exam here in California, we are pleased to announce that we have a new course available here at MOST, WT-7, on Chloramines.  Perhaps no other topic is as confusing …
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Treatment Exam is November 19

Well, it’s time to start bugging you about preparing for the next State exam here in California.  Grades 1 – 4 for Water Treatment Operator certification will be examined in just six weeks, on November 19.  If you’re taking the …
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Intro Treatment Course for AWWA

I will be teaching a 40-hour course for the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association from August 15 – 19 at their headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  Classes will be from 8 – 5 each day, and are …
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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 4 – Filtration Part I

This course will explore the final process of conventional treatment: filtration.  In the first hour-long course, the theory of filtration will be discussed, as well as the options available for this process under the Surface Water Treatment Rule.  Approximate length:  …
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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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