Make the Grade with Water Grades

Water treatment and distribution operators must stay up-to-date with the latest changes in their industry. Every state requires water and distribution operators to accrue continuing education units in order to maintain their license. An ideal way to earn CEU’s to ...

15 Aug 12

Online Continuing Education

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A recently released study found that college students taking online statistics courses did as well or better than their peers covering the same material in classroom-based courses, and the online students actually got through the material more quickly. Online education offers a convenient, self-paced alternative to classroom-based courses, and is far more engaging than correspondence […]



20 Aug 12

Job Outlook for Water Treatment Plant Operators

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The outlook for Water Treatment Plant Operators is excellent with a projected growth of twelve percent until 2020. In 2010 there were 110,700 positions that are expected to grow to 123,600 by 2020. The position is expected to grow due to population growth, particularly in suburban areas, and new safety regulations which demand new additions […]



01 Sep 12

Benefits of a Career in the Water Industry

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Water is an important substance that all living beings need to survive. There is a lot of water contained on the Earth but most of it cannot be consumed by people. The fact is that less than 1% of the Earth’s water supply is fresh water. This small amount of fresh water has to be […]



10 Nov 12

Operator Certification and CEU’s

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Recent high school graduates looking for steady work or people who want a new career with good pay, benefits, and economic stability will find many career opportunities in the water treatment and distribution field.



11 Apr 13

10 Easy Tips to Help you Pass a Certification Exam

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1. Prepare! You should begin to prepare for your exam at least a few weeks in advance so that you don’t feel rushed. Start slowly and gradually work yourself up to full preparation mode. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to prepare “properly” for your exam. Many operators think that because they work […]



13 Apr 15

Surviving the Drought

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The Drought in California: Can Technology Help? California is currently experiencing a drought so severe that California Governor Jerry Brown has been compelled to declare a State of Emergency and implement mandatory water reductions. After four straight years of water shortages, this year California saw the smallest snow pack ever recorded. Crisis Drought in California […]