US Drinking Water

Mar
20

Water Treatment | Water Rights

Learn about Water Rights in this excerpt from our Source Water lecture from our Water Treatment Exam Review course.   Topics covered include: Surface Water Allocation, the Riparian Doctrine (aka Rule of Reasonable Sharing),  the Prior Appropriation Doctrine (aka First in time – First in right), Groundwater allocation, Absolute Ownership, Reasonable Use, Correlative Rights, Appropriation-permit systems. […]

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Mar
06

Water Treatment | Coagulation Process Operation and Jar Testing

Learn about Coagulation Process Operation and Jar Testing in this excerpt from our Coagulation and Flocculation Lecture from our Water Treatment Exam Review course.   In this video we look at a few topics including: Streaming Current Meter, Enhanced Coagulation, Why Lowering pH works, and Jar Testing.   If you are preparing for a certification […]

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Feb
06

Water Treatment | Chemical Feed Equipment and Flash Mixing

Learn about Chemical Feed Equipment and Flash Mixing in this excerpt from our Water Treatment Exam Review course.     Types of Chemical Feed Pumps covered in this videos include: Solution Feeders Diaphragm Pump Peristaltic Pump   Types of Mixers covered in this videos include: Rapid-Mix (Flash Mixing) Facilities Mechanical Mixers Single Blade Mechanical Mixer […]

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Feb
03

Water Distribution Math | Chlorine Demand

Learn how to calculate Chlorine Demand in this video. This is an example of our Five Step Process to solving math problems.     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 you achieve your […]

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Jan
30

Water Treatment | Coagulant Aids

Learn about Coagulant Aids in this excerpt from the Water Treatment Exam Review course.   We begin with the overview of the reasons to add coagulant aids. These include: Improve Coagulation Strengthen Floc Overcome cold water temperatures Reduce the primary coagulant dose Reduce sludge production After this, we look at the major types of coagulant […]

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Jan
22

Project Management | Steps in Managing a Project

Learn the steps to planning and executing a project in this excerpt from our Effective Utility Management course.   In this video, we look at the step of an effective project. To learn more about managing a Water Utility, visit our website and check out the Effective Utility Management program. If you are preparing for […]

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Jan
20

Water Treatment Math | Chlorine Dose Calculation

Learn how to calculate Chlorine Dose in this video. This is an example of our Five Step Process to solving math problems.   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 you achieve your career objectives.

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Jan
16

Water Treatment | Coagulation Chemistry Basics

Learn the basics of Coagulation Chemistry. This video is an excerpt from the American Water College Water Treatment Exam Review course.   After a quick overview we look at the different types of coagulants. There are three kinds of coagulants. Namely: Trivalent, Bivalent and Monovalent. Trivalent Coagulants include: Aluminum Iron Bivalent Coagulants include: Calcium Monovalent […]

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