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Mar
14

Water Distribution | Valve types

Learn about Valve Types in this excerpt from our Distribution System Exam Review course.     For more videos like this, visit our YouTube channel. 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 […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States
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Mar
12

Project Management | Planning the Project

Learn about the project planning process in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.   Learn about Planning a Project in this excerpt from our Project Management Lecture from our Effective Utility Management Course. The main questions that planning answers are: What must be done? How should it be […]

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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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Mar
02

Collection System Design and Layout | System Capacity

Learn about Wastewater Collection System Capacity in this video, taken from our collection system exam review course. For more videos like this, check out our YouTube channel. 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 […]

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Feb
28

Water Distribution | Fire Hydrant Parts and Classification

Learn about Fire Hydrant parts and classification in this excerpt from our Distribution System Exam Review course.     In this video we look at hydrant parts and the different classifications. Each color represents a different flow rate. Red hydrants have a flow below 500 gallons per minute (GPM). Orange hydrants are between 500 and […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . Uncategorized
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Feb
26

Project Management | The Role of a Project Manager

Learn about the role of a project manager in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     In this video we learn that a project manager’s primary role is to ensure that all work is completed: – On Time – Within Budget – Within Scope – To the […]

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Feb
22

CA Water Treatment Exam Date Change

California Water Boards has changed the November Water Treatment exam from the third Saturday of the month, to the first Saturday of the month. The 2018 exam will be given on November 3rd. The link below will pull up the official state schedule with the updated exam dates. Please review and mark your calendars. CA […]

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Feb
09

Wastewater Collection | Methods of Conveyance

Learn about Wastewater Collection System Methods of Conveyance in this video, taken from our collection system exam review course.   In this videos we look at the three methods of conveyance: Gravity Collection Systems, Low Pressure Collection Systems, and Vacuum Collection Systems. We also learn about the three types of waste collections systems: Sanitary Sewer Systems, Storm Water Systems, and Combined […]

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