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WaterWatch and the Weekend

As spring gradually gives way to summer, bringing with it warmer weather and longer days, many states and cities are shifting into a water-awareness program. The threat of drought is not unique to a desert climate or to a metropolitan district; the warmer it is, wherever you are, the more water you will use.   […]

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Central Arizona Project – Part 1

Today, we will begin a three-part series highlighting the largest aqueduct system in the United States, the Central Arizona Project. This project was created by the Colorado River Basin Project Act of 1968, signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on September 30, 1968.   The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is a 336-mile diversion canal designed to deliver 1.5 million acre-feet (488,473,200,000 gallons) annually. […]

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ACWA Spring Conference – Rethinking CA Water

    American Water College will be exhibiting at the Association of CA Water Agencies (ACWA) spring conference in Sacramento! ACWA is “Rethinking CA Water,” through promoting the development, management, and reasonable beneficial use of good quality water.   ACWA President Randy Record: “Water quality, conservation, storage and energy independence are just a few of the topics […]

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History of the Clean Water Act

The Clean Water Act (CWA) as we know it has a longer history than you might think. The first version of the CWA was passed in 1948 under President Truman. The Federal Water Pollution Control Act was passed to address the concerns surrounding water pollution and contaminants. However, in 1972, public awareness and concern for […]

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Certification Exam Tips from American Water College

When preparing to take a wastewater treatment certification exam, a water distribution certification exam or a water treatment certification exam there are a few easy steps you can take to raise your confidence level and improve your test performance. By implementing these simple steps, your study time will be much more productive, and your confidence […]

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What is the difference between a CEU, a PDH, and a Contact Hour?

In this video we explain the different between a Continuing Education Unit, a Professional Development Hour, and a Contact Hour.   Transcript:  One question we are frequently asked at American Water College what is the difference between a professional development hour, a contact hour and a continuing education unit. Well, truth be told, they’re all just […]

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About American Water College – YouTube Video

Transcript:  American Water College was founded in 2006 with a vision of providing high quality, cost-effective training to professionals in the water industry. It is a our goal to help you achieve your goals. We are committed to helping you achieve your career objectives by providing a convenient and affordable method of professional development, continuing education […]

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Announcing 36 Hour Specialized Training Courses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Water College www.americanwatercollege.org info@americanwatercollege.org 661-940-1133   New “Specialized Training Courses” From American Water College   Lancaster, CA – February 5, 2013 – American Water College continues to lead the water industry in online training, as the only online training provider approved by the state of California as a specialized training provider. […]

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