Laboratory Ultrapure Water Type I

Ultrapure water for the most critical laboratory applications.

Ultrapure water for the most critical laboratory applications.

What is Ultrapure Water?

Ultrapure water (UPW) is water that has undergone a very high level of purification in order to meet stringent water purity requirements. Water of this quality is required for semiconductor, power and laboratory applications.

Water for laboratory applications is graded by water type, from Type 1 to Type 3  (I to III). Types 1 to 3 are the most commonly used. Type 3 water is the lowest laboratory grade and Type 1 ultrapure water is the highest. The water types define the water specifications regarding the levels of contaminants such as organics, ions, pyrogens and bacteria.

Veolia Laboratory Water Systems

Veolia offers a range of widely used, high-specification laboratory water treatment products enabling the configuration of bespoke solutions to support specific applications:

  • Purelab Chorus is a modular range of laboratory water systems enabling the configuration of specific, custom solutions. Purelab Chorus 1 complete will deliver Type 1 ultrapure water at up to 20 litres per hour.
  • Purelab Flex is a range of ultrapure and pure water systems for laboratories. It features a sophisticated hand dispenser enabling the easy delivery of precise quantities of water of the required quality.
  • CENTRA RO System is a single unit that provides centralised lab water purification, storage and distribution. The compact size and footprint means that CENTRA can be located closer to where the water is needed.

Type 1 Ultrapure Water Applications

Ultrapure water is needed for some of the most water-critical laboratory applications such as:

  • High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
  • Gas chromatography (GC)
  • Atomic absorption spectrophotometry (AAS)
  • Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
  • Molecular biology
  • Mammalian cell culture
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)

Find out more about Type 1 Ultrapure water.

Water Treatment Products

Veolia water treatment products tackle a wide variety of water-related challenges

Modular laboratory water systems that configure bespoke solutions for scientific applications.

A laboratory water system that is ideal for low volume pure water users with limited space.

Provides ultrapure and pure water systems to laboratories needing low volumes on a daily basis.

Centralised water purification, storage and distribution system packaged into a single unit.

Water Treatment Applications

We design and manage innovative solutions for a wide range of water and wastewater treatment applications.

Point-of-use ultrapure water systems for research and testing in laboratories.

Water and distribution systems that produce high-purity centralised laboratory water.


Our teams of industry experts work with you to supply the water technologies and services you need to overcome challenges in your market.

Delivering compliant process and waste to recovery water for pharmaceutical/cosmetic needs.

Delivering laboratory water purification systems and solutions for research, science and clinical environments.

Delivering ingredient water and waste to resource services in the food and beverage industry.

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