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At Thermo Fisher Scientific, we are committed to help ensure a clean and safe environment, now and into the future. Thermo Fisher Scientific employees are passionate about providing clean water to our communities whether it’s through philanthropy, citizen science, or providing our customers with products that enable them to create a healthier, cleaner and safer world.

Thermo Scientific includes a wide range of water quality products from Barnstead™ water purification systems, to Orion™ pH and electrochemistry analyzers, meters and accessories to Thermo Scientific™ AquaSensors. Our products are well-known for excellence around the world in water and liquid analysis in numerous businesses such as: laboratory, R&D, government compliance, environmental, power generation, and more.

Modern challenges in our aquatic ecosystems

Thermo Fisher Scientific sat down with Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor, Dr. David Reckhow, at UMass Amherst to discuss the modern challenges that exist within our aquatic ecosystems and how they affect our drinking water. Watch the video to learn how he uses his expertise to develop new ways of improving water quality.

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Thermo Scientific Water Quality Products

pH and electrochemistry water analysis

Water analysis

Analyze the pH, conductivity, ion concentration and more in your sample with ease and accuracy.

 Download our pH handbook  

water purification and water quality

Water purification

Build the ultimate purification process with our complete line of water purification technologies.

  Download the WaterBook  

in-line and process water monitoring for water quality

Water quality monitoring

Technology that pairs incredible sensitivity with durability to give you enduring assurance in your measurements.

  Download the Process Water Catalog  


Featured water quality articles from our team to yours

Digital Data Integrity

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Ensuring Digital Data Integrity
by Ricki Hartwell, Senior Product Manager, Water and Lab Products

Robust Water Management

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The Importance of robust water management: the evolving challenge of safeguarding global waterways 
by Andrea Gulla, Senior Director, Research and Development

The Outside Edge on pH

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The Outside Edge on pH
by Sean Carey, Director, Product Management

Read about how Thermo Fisher employees help bring clean water to more communities

Pierre

Pierre is part of our Center of Water Excellence located in Chelmsford, Mass. Each September, he and his peers participate in the Groundwork Lawrence Spicket River Cleanup. This event brings together local youth, businesses and community leaders to maintain the local river and surrounding parks and river walk and create a safe, clean destination for everyone to enjoy.

Pierre took the above photo of students observing a pH test of the local river water. They also had the opportunity to learn about turbidity, dissolved oxygen and conductivity during this event through water testing demonstrations.

Learn more about the products that were used for the Spicket River testing:
nancy

As a leader within her local Rotary Club, Nancy has supported the organization’s Clean Water initiatives. Rotary members travel to villages that do not have clean water for all and install Hydraid biosand water filters, educate the community on sanitation and good hygiene practices. They also follow-up by inspecting and maintaining the filters year-after-year, and building relationships with the families they help.

Nancy has had the opportunity travel to Honduras twice to support the Clean Water project, once to install filters and another time to inspect and repair them. In the picture above she is rinsing sand to create one of three filtration layers in a biosand water filter.

Learn more about handheld pH and electrochemistry meters for field testing: 
Haiti-water-supply

Sustaining engineer and father to two nurses whom volunteered to work in Haiti, Bob traveled to the island to visit his daughters. His visit turned into a happenstance when he met the director of Hospital Albert Schweitzer, located in Deschapelles, Haiti. Bob implemented the donation of equipment to help monitor the hospital’s water supply as well as local water supplies to prevent cholera and other waterborne illnesses. These donations, which range from, pH, conductivity, meters and electrodes, colorimeters, and solutions to monitor water supplies, ensure that the water supply is healthy (pictured at left).

Bob’s leadership enlisted the help of many departments within Thermo Fisher Scientific and amongst multiple locations. Since the donation, Hospital Albert Schweitzer has worked with the CDC and a geologist from the United States to use Thermo Fisher Scientific’s equipment to monitor water for pH, salinity, turbidity, chlorine, ammonia, nitrogen, phosphorus, aluminum, bromine, copper and sulfate. Both missions of Hospital Albert Schweitzer and Thermo Fisher Scientific have been realized as the collaboration works to improve the lives of individuals in both health and safety.

Learn more about the types of products that were donated to Hospital Albert Schweitzer:
UPW-Pharma-2017
If you have questions for Chris about your future career in the water industry,  email him here.

The complex issue of solving the world’s water problems requires great scientific minds. Modern societies know the growing concern for the need for water and the need to not only ensure water is available for human needs but is of a certain quality to sustain growing populations.

This is one of Chris’s concerns and that’s why he dedicates his work to developing talented water experts. He has experience working in research and development to create products that address many aspects of water: from creating high-purity water, to solving problems in potable water, from large-industrial scale applications to using water in downstream steps in a lab to public consumption

While part of the Water Quality Association, Chris worked with a group of water’s brightest minds to a learning module that pushes industry members of all experience levels outside of their comfort zone to think about how they can innovate in industrial and high-purity applications. Chris has worked with the New England Water Innovation Network and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering to help young talent find their spot in the market, so that they can drive innovation in the industry.

Learn more about Water Purification systems:

 

Pierre

Pierre is part of our Center of Water Excellence located in Chelmsford, Mass. Each September, he and his peers participate in the Groundwork Lawrence Spicket River Cleanup. This event brings together local youth, businesses and community leaders to maintain the local river and surrounding parks and river walk and create a safe, clean destination for everyone to enjoy.

Pierre took the above photo of students observing a pH test of the local river water. They also had the opportunity to learn about turbidity, dissolved oxygen and conductivity during this event through water testing demonstrations.

Learn more about the products that were used for the Spicket River testing:
nancy

As a leader within her local Rotary Club, Nancy has supported the organization’s Clean Water initiatives. Rotary members travel to villages that do not have clean water for all and install Hydraid biosand water filters, educate the community on sanitation and good hygiene practices. They also follow-up by inspecting and maintaining the filters year-after-year, and building relationships with the families they help.

Nancy has had the opportunity travel to Honduras twice to support the Clean Water project, once to install filters and another time to inspect and repair them. In the picture above she is rinsing sand to create one of three filtration layers in a biosand water filter.

Learn more about handheld pH and electrochemistry meters for field testing: 
Haiti-water-supply

Sustaining engineer and father to two nurses whom volunteered to work in Haiti, Bob traveled to the island to visit his daughters. His visit turned into a happenstance when he met the director of Hospital Albert Schweitzer, located in Deschapelles, Haiti. Bob implemented the donation of equipment to help monitor the hospital’s water supply as well as local water supplies to prevent cholera and other waterborne illnesses. These donations, which range from, pH, conductivity, meters and electrodes, colorimeters, and solutions to monitor water supplies, ensure that the water supply is healthy (pictured at left).

Bob’s leadership enlisted the help of many departments within Thermo Fisher Scientific and amongst multiple locations. Since the donation, Hospital Albert Schweitzer has worked with the CDC and a geologist from the United States to use Thermo Fisher Scientific’s equipment to monitor water for pH, salinity, turbidity, chlorine, ammonia, nitrogen, phosphorus, aluminum, bromine, copper and sulfate. Both missions of Hospital Albert Schweitzer and Thermo Fisher Scientific have been realized as the collaboration works to improve the lives of individuals in both health and safety.

Learn more about the types of products that were donated to Hospital Albert Schweitzer:
UPW-Pharma-2017
If you have questions for Chris about your future career in the water industry,  email him here.

The complex issue of solving the world’s water problems requires great scientific minds. Modern societies know the growing concern for the need for water and the need to not only ensure water is available for human needs but is of a certain quality to sustain growing populations.

This is one of Chris’s concerns and that’s why he dedicates his work to developing talented water experts. He has experience working in research and development to create products that address many aspects of water: from creating high-purity water, to solving problems in potable water, from large-industrial scale applications to using water in downstream steps in a lab to public consumption

While part of the Water Quality Association, Chris worked with a group of water’s brightest minds to a learning module that pushes industry members of all experience levels outside of their comfort zone to think about how they can innovate in industrial and high-purity applications. Chris has worked with the New England Water Innovation Network and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering to help young talent find their spot in the market, so that they can drive innovation in the industry.

Learn more about Water Purification systems:

 

Charity Water

As a company we plan to raise enough funds from our employees to provide clean water for 285 people by partnering with charity: water. Learn more about their mission and how to support:

charity: water

Profound advancements have precise beginnings

Your results are only as good as your fundamentals and nothing is more fundamental than water. With a proven legacy of expertise and a strong product portfolio, we bring cohesive workflows and greater precision to your research so you have more bandwidth for what’s important.
 

Visit the Water Quality Resource Center to learn more

 


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