Wastewater Treatment

Jun
18

Arizona Water Operator Certification Reciprocity

American Water College proudly serves students in all 50 of the United States.  Our Student Support Team gets questions from people all over the country. One question we get frequently is “Does Arizona recognize water and wastewater licenses from other states?” The short answer is yes.  The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Operator Certification […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Arizona . Wastewater Treatment . Water Treatment
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Oct
18

How to Calculate Oxygen Transfer to Water – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at a Oxygen Transfer to Water problem. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. The magnitude of the OTR is importantly influenced by KL a, the overall mass transfer coefficient, which is a characteristic of the diffuser (bubble size) and the gas being […]

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Oct
11

How to Calculate Grit Removal Rate – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at a Grit Removal Rate problem. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. Grit removal is the process used to remove sand, silt and grit from water. Grit (and sand) removal is often found in the headworks of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP). If […]

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Sep
27

How to Calculate Pond Hydraulic Loading – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at a Pond Hydraulic Loading problem. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here […]

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Sep
20

How to Calculate Volume – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at a Volume problem. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. Most breweries discharge 70% of their incoming water as effluent. Effluent is defined as wastewater that is generated and flows to the sewer system. If you are preparing for a certification exam, […]

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Sep
06

How to Calculate Pump Discharge Rate – Wastewater

Today, we’re going to look at Pump Discharge Rate. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here to help […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . Blog . Uncategorized . Wastewater Treatment
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Aug
23

How to Calculate Detention Time – Wastewater

Today, we’re going to look at a Detention Time Problem. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. Detention Time. The theoretical (calculated) time required for a given amount of water or wastewater to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. The time required to fill a tank at […]

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Aug
16

How to Calculate Volatile Solids Reduction – Wastewater

Today, we’re going to look at a Volatile Solids Reduction problem. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Wastewater Treatment math problem is solved. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here […]

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