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Jun
28

How to Calculate MCRT – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at how to calculate the MCRT (Mean Cell Residence Time).  Watch the video below and learn how this type of wastewater math problem is solved. Mean Cell Residence Time (MCRT) is an expression of the average time (days) that a microorganism will spend in the activated sludge process. Operators at different […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . California . Certification Exams . Texas . Wastewater Treatment
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Jun
27

Hydrologic Cycle

Check out this video to learn about The Hydrologic Cycle and the movement of water on the large scale. 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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Jun
21

How to Calculate Detention Time – Water Treatment Math

Today, we’re going to look at how to calculate Detention Time, the theoretical value of how long water stays in a process or in a tank before flowing out.  Watch the video below and learn how this type of water math problem is solved. Detention Time Definitions: The theoretical (calculated) time required for a given amount […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . California . Texas . Uncategorized . Water Treatment
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Jun
20

Disinfection Breakpoint Chlorination

Check out this video to learn about breakpoint chlorination and what happens when chlorine is added to water for disinfection purposes. 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 […]

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Jun
16

Texas Class D Water System Operator Requirements

Public water system operators in Texas who perform process control duties in production or distribution of drinking water must be licensed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).  Class D is the entry level for Water System Operator licenses in Texas.  In order to get your Class D license,  you must meet the following education and […]

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Jun
15

Texas Class C Water System Operator Requirements (part 2)

Public water system operators in Texas who perform process control duties in production or distribution of drinking water must be licensed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).  Class C is the second level for Water System Operator licenses in Texas.  In order to get your Class C license,  you must meet the education and work […]

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Jun
14

How to Calculate Flow Rate – Water Treatment, Distribution and Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to be looking at the Formula for Flow Rate calculation. Watch the video below to learn how flow rate problems are 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 […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . California . Texas . Uncategorized . Water Treatment
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Jun
14

Texas Class C Water System Operator Requirements (part 1)

Public water system operators in Texas who perform process control duties in production or distribution of drinking water must be licensed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).  Class C is the second level for Water System Operator licenses in Texas.  In order to get your Class C license,  you must meet the following education and […]

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