Laboratory Information management systems (LIMS) have been around for about 25 years, and many water systems use them. The challenge often Is to configure the LIMS for the specific needs of a drinking water operation.
Now Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a LIMS preconfigured to help users comply with water and environmental regulatory guidelines and requirements. It Is built on the functionality provided by the company's widely used SampleManager LIMS.
The Water and Environmental LIMS Is designed to help laboratory professionals make fast and Informed decisions, deliver Information needed to manage laboratory processes, and respond to the latest regulatory and business demands.
It helps labs establish protocols and documentation methods that meet NELAC compliance requirements and ISO 17025 guidelines, automate reports and records to ensure full traceablllty. and improve lab and workflow efficiency. Colin Thurston, the company's chief strategist for process Industries, talked about the system In an Interview with Water System Operator.