Water Blog

Jun
09

Texas Water Operator Licensing Overview

The water treatment industry is a noble profession.  Have you ever considered a career in this field which greatly contributes to the high degree of public health and quality of life we enjoy in this country?  If so, the next several posts will give you the information you need to get started and advance your […]

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Jun
09

Texas Water Distribution Course Approved

American Water College Expands into Texas Austin, TX, June 9, 2017 American Water College announces expansion into Texas with the approval of their Water Distribution course by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). “We’re excited to provide the great state of Texas with this new online course. Because Texas is so expansive, getting to […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Continuing Education . Distribution . Education . Texas . Water Treatment
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Jun
07

Texas Water Infrastructure Investment

Water Infrastructure Investment in City of Joshua, TX, Protects the Environment and Sparks Economic Growth WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded the City of Joshua, Texas a one-time $675,083 Special Appropriation Act Program grant for drainage improvements for their growing city. The funds will help the city install drainage infrastructure to protect […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Distribution . News . Texas . US Waterways . Wastewater Treatment . Water Treatment
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May
24

Texas Drinking Water Quality

Have you ever wondered about the quality of your drinking water?  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has a page on their website called Drinking Water: Consumer Concerns.  The TCEQ also provides a searchable database on their page called Drinking Water Watch.  You can use this tool to find the analytical results and compliance data to learn more about the quality […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Certificate Programs . Certification Exams . Distribution . News . Texas . Water Treatment
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May
03

EPA Grant to Improve Texas Water Quality

Grant of $8.3M for Water Quality and Environmental Programs   DALLAS –  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) a performance partnership grant of $8,354,808 for administering water quality and environmental programs.  “Complex environmental problems require innovation and teamwork across different environmental programs,” said Acting Regional Administrator Sam […]

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May
03

State Water Board Adopts Mercury Limits for Water Bodies

Effort intended to Better Protect Those Who Depend on and Consume Fish Regularly SACRAMENTO — Yesterday, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted rules to protect people and wildlife consuming fish from freshwater streams, lakes, and rivers in California that contain mercury – a potent neurotoxin. “Fish like salmon, bass, sturgeon and other popular fish like […]

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Apr
26

State Water Board Rescinds Mandatory Conservation Standards

Reporting Requirements and Prohibition on Water Waste Remain SACRAMENTO —Today the State Water Resources Control Board rescinded the water supply “stress test” requirements and remaining mandatory conservation standards for urban water suppliers while keeping in place the water use reporting requirements and prohibitions against wasteful practices. The action by State Water Board Executive Director Tom […]

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Feb
09

Disinfection

Compounds formed by the reaction of hypochlorous acid (or aqueous chlorine) with ammonia.

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Blog . Certification Exams
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