Analytical Services

We offer a variety of chemical and microbiological analyses on water, wastewater, swimming pools, boreholes, bottled water, municipal water and industrial effluent. We specialise in the following analytical services, but are by no means limited to these specifics and could cater for other inorganic, organic and microbiological determinads as well. We can also assist with consultation work concerning these at a fee prearranged with the client.

Microbiological analysis

  • Heterotrophic plate count
  • Total Coliforms
  • Faecal Coliforms
  • Giardia
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cytopathogenic enteric virus
  • Coliphages
  • E.coli
  • Clostridia
  • Viable Helminths including Ascaris
  • Sulphate reducing bacteria and other bio-corrosion bacteria
  • Algal identification
  • Algal toxin (Microcystin)

Chemical analysis

  • Total Carbon (TC)*
  • Dissolved organic carbon (DOC)*
  • Total organic carbon (TOC)*
  • Total organohalogen potential (TOHp)
  • Fats, Oils, and grease
  • Detergents/MBAS
  • Various other inorganic compounds

* fresh, as well as sea water

Contact details:
Tel: +27 12 803 6046
Fax: +27 86 680 7256
Cell: +27 82 578 1152
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