Problems in Water Distribution: Solved, Explained and Applied

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ISBN 9781587160950
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  • Contains step-by-step instruction for solving water distribution and treatment related math problems
  • Provides practical water distribution and treatment related knowledge in a question and answer format
  • Offers eight practice exams to prepare for the Distribution and Treatment Operator Certification Exams
  • Offers over 300 math and knowledge water distribution and treatment related multiple choice problems
  • Includes innovative unit conversion tables, lists of all states' drinking water programs and other water related information
  • Summary

    Water distribution and treatment operators, supervisors, and managers are required to pass certification exams. The most useful way to prepare for these exams is by solving calculations and knowledge problems and by completing practice exams. Solving a problem and immediately finding out the correct answer helps to determine if you worked out the problem correctly and understand the solution steps. In this book you will find numerous mathematical and knowledge problems' discussions and explanations, including detailed steps for solving water distribution and treatment related problems, hints and examples of how the problems are applied in the field, plenty of multiple-choice problems with detailed solutions, and multiple choice practice exams. With over 300 problems, there are ample opportunities to practice a variety of water distribution and treatment related mathematical and knowledge problems.

    Overall, this book presents the fundamentals of what a water distribution and treatment operator, supervisor, or manager needs to know, and serves as a foundation upon which more knowledge can be built. Initially, the primary purpose of this book was to be a study guide for the Water Distribution or Treatment certification exam. However, it has evolved to be a more comprehensive book that can also be used as a supplement textbook for college exam preparation courses, as a self-study guide and "last minute" practice material, or as a quick reference for common water distribution and treatment problems that operators encounter on a day-to-day basis.

    Table of Contents

    Basic Math for the Distribution System Operator

    Advanced Math for the Distribution System Operators
    Unit Conversion Problems
    Practice Exam
    Distribution Math Problems - Part 1
    Practice Exam
    Distribution Math Problems - Part 2
    Practice Exam
    Distribution Knowledge Problems
    Practice Exam
    Water Quality Knowledge Problems
    Practice Exam
    Federal Regulations
    Practice Exam
    Safety Knowledge Problems
    Practice Exam
    Operation and Maintenance Problems
    Practice Exam
    Length Conversions
    Water Industry Organizations
    State Drinking Water Programs
    Common Chemicals Used for Water Treatment