Water

We perform testing of drinking water, waste streams, surface and groundwater. Typical testing parameters include the following:

System parameters (Measured)

  • pH
  • Total alkalinity
  • Total acidity
  • Electrical conductivity (EC)
  • Total dissolved solids (TDS Gravimetric)
  • Suspended solids (SS)
  • Turbidity
  • Colour
  • Biological oxygen demand (BOD)
  • Chemical oxygen demand (COD)
  • Total organic carbon (TOC)
  • Dissolved organic carbon (DOC)

System parameters (Calculated)

  • pHs
  • Total dissolved solids (TDS Calculated)
  • Total hardness
  • Calcium hardness
  • Magnesium hardness
  • Cation-anion sum
  • Sodium absorption ratio
  • Ryznar Index
  • Langelier saturation index

Major and minor parameters

  • Calcium as Ca
  • Magnesium as Mg
  • Sodium as Na
  • Potassium as K
  • Silica as Si
  • Sulphate as SO4
  • Chloride as Cl
  • Nitrate as N
  • Nitrite as N
  • Ammonium as N
  • Fluoride as F
  • Ortho-phosphate as P
  • Aluminium as Al
  • Iron as Fe(t)
  • Manganese as Mn
  • Dissolved oxygen
  • Cyanide (total) as CN
  • Cyanide (free) as CN
  • Hexavalent chrome as Cr(VI)
  • Trivalent chrome as Cr(III)

Trace elements

  • Arsenic as As
  • Boron as B
  • Barium as Ba
  • Beryllium as Be
  • Bismuth as Bi
  • Cadmium as Cd
  • Cobalt as Co
  • Chromium as Cr
  • Cesium as Cs
  • Copper as Cu
  • Gallium as Ga
  • Germanium as Ge
  • Mercury as Hg
  • Lanthanum as La
  • Molybdenum as Mo
  • Nickel as Ni
  • Lead as Pb
  • Rubidium as Rb
  • Antimony as Sb
  • Selenium as Se
  • Tin as Sn
  • Tantalum as Ta
  • Thorium as Th
  • Titanium as Ti
  • Uranium as U
  • Vanadium as V
  • Tungsten as W
  • Yttrium as Y
  • Zinc as Zn
  • Zirconium as Zr

Microbiology

  • Total viable cell count
  • Total coliforms
  • E. coli
  • Feacal coliforms