Water Treatment


How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 9 of 10

Practice for Test Day Some people experience “test anxiety” when they enter the room to take their certification exam. One way to overcome or at least minimize this reaction is to practice for the exam. When I was younger and playing baseball, my coach used to yell to us while we were on the practice […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . Collections . Distribution . Wastewater Treatment . Water Treatment

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 8 of 10

In part 2 of this series, we talked about how you learn best.  We addressed different learning styles including auditory, visual and tactile.  Regardless of your learning style, experience shows that your ability to use all three styles in your learning improves your chances of success. Visual Study Aids You’ve no doubt heard the old […]


How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 7 of 10

Spaced Repetition Using Flashcards Using flashcards to study for your water treatment and wastewater treatment certification and license exams is an excellent way to learn the subject matter that appears regularly on these tests. This is a time proven method that enables the student to focus his or her study time on material that is […]


How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 6 of 10

Learn the Language Next to mastering the subject of math, learning the language of the water or wastewater field is the quickest way to get a broad understanding of the subject matter covered on certification and license exams. If you don’t understand what the words on the test mean, you can’t play the game. But […]


How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 5 of 10

Last time we talked about the importance of learning water math if you want to pass your test the first time.  The most important and foundational issue a water operator needs to understand when it comes to math is how to convert the different units that show up on the job and on the exam. […]


How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 4 of 10

Water match is the one subject that most operators struggle with the most.  When you are preparing for your water treatment or wastewater treatment license and certification exams, it pays to make sure you understand the math.   Make Sure You Understand Water Treatment Math Most of the calls our instructors get from our students […]


State Certification Information | California Treatment and Distribution Renewal

Just like the obtaining the certification, certification renewal requires some paperwork and fees. You can find Approved Continuing Education Courses if you need to get hours for renewal.   The fees for certification renewal can be found in the Renewal Fees And Dates PDF. The fees for renewal by grade level are: Grade 1 – $70.00 Grade […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | California . Distribution . Uncategorized . Water Treatment

Nevada Water Operator Certification Reciprocity

We’ve made a few posts recently about Water Treatment Operator License Reciprocity.  Today’s post will answer the question,  “Does Nevada recognize water treatment licenses from other states?” The short answer is yes.  You’ll need to submit an application with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s Burea of Safe Drinking Water. Following is some information that will […]

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