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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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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
30

Water Treatment | Coagulant Aids

Learn about Coagulant Aids in this excerpt from the Water Treatment Exam Review course.   We begin with the overview of the reasons to add coagulant aids. These include: Improve Coagulation Strengthen Floc Overcome cold water temperatures Reduce the primary coagulant dose Reduce sludge production After this, we look at the major types of coagulant […]

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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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Jan
22

Project Management | Steps in Managing a Project

Learn the steps to planning and executing a project in this excerpt from our Effective Utility Management course.   In this video, we look at the step of an effective project. To learn more about managing a Water Utility, visit our website and check out the Effective Utility Management program. If you are preparing for […]

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Jan
20

Water Treatment Math | Chlorine Dose Calculation

Learn how to calculate Chlorine Dose 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 career objectives.

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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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Jan
16

Water Treatment | Coagulation Chemistry Basics

Learn the basics of Coagulation Chemistry. This video is an excerpt from the American Water College Water Treatment Exam Review course.   After a quick overview we look at the different types of coagulants. There are three kinds of coagulants. Namely: Trivalent, Bivalent and Monovalent. Trivalent Coagulants include: Aluminum Iron Bivalent Coagulants include: Calcium Monovalent […]

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