Distribution System

Mar
26

Project Management | Mission and Vision

Learn about identifying a mission and visions in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Mar
20

Water Treatment | Water Rights

Learn about Water Rights in this excerpt from our Source Water lecture from our Water Treatment Exam Review course.   Topics covered include: Surface Water Allocation, the Riparian Doctrine (aka Rule of Reasonable Sharing),  the Prior Appropriation Doctrine (aka First in time – First in right), Groundwater allocation, Absolute Ownership, Reasonable Use, Correlative Rights, Appropriation-permit systems. […]

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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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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 […]

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Feb
07

Water Distribution | Hydrant Installation and Types of Fire Hydrants

Learn about Fire Hydrants in this excerpt from the Distribution System Exam Review course.     In this video we look at the guidelines for fire hydrant installation, and the four basics types of fire hydrants. These types include:  Dry-Barrel Hydrants, Wet-Barrel Hydrants, Warm-Climate Hydrants, and Flush Hydrants. For more videos like this, check out […]

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Feb
03

Water Distribution Math | Chlorine Demand

Learn how to calculate Chlorine Demand in this video. This is an example of our Five Step Process to solving math problems.     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 […]

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Jan
24

Water Distribution | Pipe material

Learn about different pipe materials in this excerpt from the Distribution System Exam Review course.     In this video we look at pipe material and considerations involved with installing distribution piping. These considerations include, material, corrosion resistance, quality maintenance and installation cost. For more information regarding C-Value of pipe, check out THIS paper. If […]

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