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Treatment Exam Deadline Approaches

With the Water Distribution Operator exam now just three weeks away here in California, it’s a bit difficult to focus on anything else.  However, there is a critical deadline approaching for Water Treatment Operators, too.  March 1 is the deadline …
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Exam Day Is Saturday!

I’m sure you haven’t forgotten, but I’ll remind you anyway: the California Water Treatement Operator certification exam is this Saturday.  We’ve been giving you vocabulary words the last few days, but today I have something a little different.  Expect a …
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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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Top Ten Chlorine Questions

The Water Treatment Operator certification exam will be three weeks from tomorrow here in California.  Chlorination is probably the topic with the most questions on the exam.  So I am posting a repeat blog for you from about this time …
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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 7 – Chloramination

This course will explore water disinfection with chloramines.  The chlorine breakpoint curve will be discussed, along with the interpretation of the breakpoint curve with respect to blending and nitrification.  This course is intended for water system operator continuing education contact …
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WQ 6 – Disinfectants

This course examines each of the four chemicals approved for drinking water disinfection: chlorine, chloramines, chlorine dioxide, and ozone.  The advantages and disadvantages of each chemical are discussed, as well as the purposes of adding disinfectants.  This course is eligible …
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Chlorine Breakpoint Curve

April 15 is upon us, which means it’s Tax Day in the USA. Make sure you’ve filed your returns! It sounds like we have a slight reprieve until Monday, due to some obscure holiday observed only in Washington D.C. Another …
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Top Ten Chlorine Questions

With the State Treatment Operator exam at the end of the week, it’s a good time to dust off the cobwebs on our chlorine trivia. Chlorination is probably the topic with the most questions on the exam. So here are …
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The Chlorine Breakpoint Curve

Another Friday has come, so that means I have another gentle reminder for you regarding the Distribution Operator certification exam: it’s now just five weeks away! As I have suggested the past two weeks, make sure that you set aside …
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