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Vocabulary On The Certification Exam

Most people taking the Water Treatment and Distribution Operator exams are most concerned about the math problems.  We have addressed these here at MOST with our Water Math courses and several blog posts.  However, remember that 70 percent of the …
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WD 1 – The Hydrologic Cycle

This course examines the hydrologic cycle on Planet Earth, including terminology for the changes of state and movement of water.  Also included is a discussion of water storage on the planet, and alternative sources of water supply.  Course intended for …
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The Wonderful World of Carbon

Unlike laws made by humans, the laws of nature cannot be broken – not even by Al Gore. We have discovered many natural laws, among them the law of conservation of matter. This law states that matter cannot be created …
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Some Not-So-Vicious Cycles

As we examine the Earth around us, we see many “cycles.” These are predictable pathways that see certain kinds of matter changing from one form to another – and eventually returning to some original form, only to begin the journey …
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The "Watched Pot" of Planet Earth

Yesterday we looked at one of the characteristics that makes water so unusual and unique: its surface tension. Today we will take a look at another unusual characteristic of water: its heat of vaporization. And we’ll see how this characteristic …
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Death to the Respirators!

Do you want the Earth to be destroyed? Does anyone? Really? Is there one single sane person on this planet that really, really wants to destroy the Earth? Of course not. But that’s not how the debate on global warming …
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