Wastewater Treatment

Feb
09

Wastewater Collection | Methods of Conveyance

Learn about Wastewater Collection System Methods of Conveyance in this video, taken from our collection system exam review course.   In this videos we look at the three methods of conveyance: Gravity Collection Systems, Low Pressure Collection Systems, and Vacuum Collection Systems. We also learn about the three types of waste collections systems: Sanitary Sewer Systems, Storm Water Systems, and Combined […]

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Feb
01

Wastewater Treatment | Grit Removal

Learn about Grit Removal in this excerpt from our Wastewater Exam Review course.     We start by looking at What Grit is, and then the Reasons for grit removal. The different types of grit chambers included in this videos are: Manually cleaned, Mechanically cleaned, Aerated grit chambers, and Vortex grit chamber. The different types […]

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Jan
18

Wastewater Treatment | Preliminary Treatment

Learn about Wastewater Preliminary Treatment in this video. This video is an excerpt from the American Water College Water Treatment Exam Review course.   In this video we look at Purpose of Preliminary Treatment in Wastewater Treatment. We look at the Screening Process and the Equipment used. Other topics include: Debris Grinding Devices, Screening Press, […]

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Jul
19

How to Calculate Organic Loading – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at the Organic Loading of a trickling filter. Watch the video below and learn how this type of wastewater math problem is solved. 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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Jul
12

Water Treatment Chemical Blending

Today, we’re going to look at Chemical Blending. Watch the video below and learn how this type of water math problem is solved. 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 […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . California . Texas . Uncategorized . Water Treatment
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Jun
28

How to Calculate MCRT – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at how to calculate the MCRT (Mean Cell Residence Time).  Watch the video below and learn how this type of wastewater math problem is solved. Mean Cell Residence Time (MCRT) is an expression of the average time (days) that a microorganism will spend in the activated sludge process. Operators at different […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . California . Certification Exams . Texas . Wastewater Treatment
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Jun
20

Disinfection Breakpoint Chlorination

Check out this video to learn about breakpoint chlorination and what happens when chlorine is added to water for disinfection purposes. 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 […]

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Jun
12

BOD Removal Efficiency Problem – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at how efficient a wastewater treatment plant is at removing BOD.  Watch the video below and learn how this type of problem is solved. 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 […]

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