Wastewater Treatment

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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Jun
22

How to Calculate BOD Removal Efficiency – Wastewater Math

Let’s take a look at how efficient a wastewater treatment plant is at removing BOD.  This is a percent removal problem, so let’s go to the board and see how to work this problem. The problem reads “What is the percent of BOD removed in a plant when the influent BOD is 245 mg per […]

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Jun
04

Project Management | Work Breakdown Structure (Yard Project Example)

Learn about using a Work Breakdown Structure 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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Apr
09

Project Management | Work Breakdown Structure

Learn about using a Work Breakdown Structure 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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Apr
05

Wastewater Treatment | Odor Control Methods

Learn about Odor Control Methods in this excerpt from our Wastewater Treatment Exam Review course.       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 […]

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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
22

Wastewater Treatment | Data and Records

Learn about Data and Record keeping in this excerpt from our  Wastewater Treatment Exam Review course.       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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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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