Collection System

Feb
26

Learn the Lingo

Understanding the language of water treatment is essential to passing your license exam.  Listen as the brothers discuss some tips for mastering the key words and concepts needed to ace your test.     Link: How to Prepare to Pass

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Oct
29

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 9 of 10

Practice for Test Day Some people experience “test anxiety” when they enter the room to take their certification exam. One way to overcome or at least minimize this reaction is to practice for the exam. When I was younger and playing baseball, my coach used to yell to us while we were on the practice […]

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Oct
22

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 8 of 10

In part 2 of this series, we talked about how you learn best.  We addressed different learning styles including auditory, visual and tactile.  Regardless of your learning style, experience shows that your ability to use all three styles in your learning improves your chances of success. Visual Study Aids You’ve no doubt heard the old […]

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Oct
15

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 7 of 10

Spaced Repetition Using Flashcards Using flashcards to study for your water treatment and wastewater treatment certification and license exams is an excellent way to learn the subject matter that appears regularly on these tests. This is a time proven method that enables the student to focus his or her study time on material that is […]

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Oct
08

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 6 of 10

Learn the Language Next to mastering the subject of math, learning the language of the water or wastewater field is the quickest way to get a broad understanding of the subject matter covered on certification and license exams. If you don’t understand what the words on the test mean, you can’t play the game. But […]

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Oct
01

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 5 of 10

Last time we talked about the importance of learning water math if you want to pass your test the first time.  The most important and foundational issue a water operator needs to understand when it comes to math is how to convert the different units that show up on the job and on the exam. […]

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Jun
23

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams

American Water College prepares water and wastewater treatment operators to pass their state license and certification exams the first time. We thought it might be helpful to share some of the things we’ve learned over past decade about how to study for your next state water or wastewater treatment certification exam.  In addition to this […]

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Apr
13

Collection System | Low Pressure System Components

Learn about Low Pressure Wastewater Collection System Components 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 […]

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