The choices made in selecting a water purification system can have an impact on the environmental footprint of an organization or facility.
Water is a ubiquitous solvent used throughout cell isolation and culture. Therefore, water contamination may affect experimental outcomes. The use of ultrapure water is advisable for culturing of cells sensitive to environmental contaminants, such as endotoxins and bacteria.
Various possibilities exist to address the specific water purity requirements of each laboratory and field, some of these solutions are in relationship to the needs of various laboratories.