Certification Exam Prep

Feb
03

Advanced Treatment

A cylindrical section of a filter bed media that allows for cross-sectional examination of the media.

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Feb
02

Hydraulics

The amount of energy water has due to its elevation, measured in feet. Also referred to as potential energy.

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Feb
01

Source Water

Sudden and massive growths of algae in lakes or reservoirs.

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Jan
31

Instrumentation & IT

A system that enables system operators to monitor and control the distribution system from a single location by the use of telemetry and control systems.

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Jan
30

Disinfection

The maximum chlorine gas withdrawal rate from a one-ton container at 70°F is

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Jan
30

Source Water

Organisms (bacteria, viruses, and cysts) capable of causing disease. (giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, typhoid, cholera, dysentery)

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Jan
29

Water Main Installation

For a given excavation in a specific soil there is a certain angle at which the surrounding soil will not slide or cave into the trench.

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Jan
28

Water Quality

A bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease.

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