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IDEXX Water understands that education is essential to building your technical knowledge and enhancing your laboratory skills.
Our educational offerings are part of an ongoing commitment to our customers to help you grow professionally and personally through online training, live webinars, and industry news articles.
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IDEXX Water Academy


Featured Courses

NEW! Spanish Language Courses
With our new Spanish language learning path, you can access product and general microbiology courses in your preferred language. Click on the "IWA en Español" tile on the Water Academy dashboard. 

NEW SERIES! With our new "Get to Know" series, learn more about trending topics in the water industry such as ISO, ASHRAE, and so much more in 5 minutes or less. 

NEW! SimPlate for HPC Testing
Discover why Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC) is important to determine water quality and compare various methods for testing. Includes detailed information about using the SimPlate test method. 

With over one hundred courses and videos available, with more continuously being added, learning is just a click away. 

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Water webinars

Live online interactive events

Upcoming live webinars

Laboratory Basics: Aseptic Technique and Water Testing
Tuesday, May 21
1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Are you new to water testing or do you have years of experience in your field? Regardless of your level, you probably have questions about the testing process, test methods, and reading test results. This webinar will cover the basics of aseptic technique and water testing using the IDEXX Quanti-Tray system.This is the first in a two-part-series on laboratory techniques.

Join IDEXX Senior Scientist Shawn Dubois as he provides an overview of the quantification process from start to finish.

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Laboratory Basics: Dilutions and Reading Results
Tuesday, June 18
1:00-2:00 PM EDT

In this webinar, we will cover dilutions, reading, and interpreting results as we discuss basic lab techniques. No matter what your level, this webinar will provide practical tips, best practices, and help answer questions you may have in your lab when using the IDEXX Quanti-Tray system. This is the second in a two-part-series on laboratory techniques.

Join IDEXX Senior Scientist Shawn Dubois for an overview of how to use dilution techniques to ensure the most accurate results.

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IDEXX Currents

Water industry news and trends written by industry experts

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Featured articles

ASHRAE Standard 514 introduces new requirements for managing building water risks
The Amercian Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning (ASHRAE) recently introduced an enhanced standard for water in human-occupied buildings that establishes minimum requirements for managing risks associated with physical, chemical, and microbial hazards. 

Improve water quality by reducing wasted water
Over the past 50 years, the U.S. population has doubled—and water use has tripled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). That's critical not only for water availability but also for water quality.

River quality worldwide suffers from extreme weather events
Extreme weather events due to the changing climate make managing river water quality and quantity tougher than ever. But precisely how water quality responds to recurring and severe weather extremes—and why—is not well understood, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 

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