Drinking Water Compliance

drinking waterOur water analytical services encompass the full range of chemical and microbiological analysis for natural and built environments.

Through laboratory analysis we enable our clients to demonstrate compliance with environmental, health and safety legislation with regard to groundwater, potable water, waste water (discharge consent licenses) and water systems (cooling tower, domestic, ingress, primary hot & chilled water systems).

We are proud of our reputation for outstanding customer care and service excellence, delivering significant benefits and value to our clients across a wide range of commercial, industrial, healthcare, governmental and non-profit sectors. This is illustrated by the fact that the vast majority of our work is from repeat business with existing clients.

Our key strength is our understanding of the regulatory and legislative pressure that all companies face and providing through our network of UKAS and ISO17025 accredited laboratories, highly trained analysts, technical experts and sampling specialists to ensure accurate and timely results.

Drinking water quality

With state of-the-art facilities and the latest analytical methodologies constantly being checked and audited by DWI, UKAS and internal peer to peer exercises, Water Utility Testing Services offers a complete analysis and sampling package for drinking water quality to include:

  • Public and private water supplies
  • Bottled water
  • Pathogenic organisms
  • Reservoir profiling
  • Emergency response

Water systems hygiene

With extensive experience in the microbiology of water, Water Utility Testing Services provides UKAS accredited analysis for the isolation and enumeration of a number of micro-organisms that are important in assessing the safety of water. Our range of services includes:

  • Legionella & total viable counts analysis for cooling towers, showers, calorifiers, spas and systems which generate aerosols
  • Pseudomonas, coliform, total viable counts, Cryptosporidium analysis for swimming pools
  • Coliform & total viable counts analysis for potable water systems
  • Sulphate reducing bacteria, nitrate reducing bacteria, Pseudomonas analysis for primary hot & chilled water systems

In addition, we offer a full range of chemical analysis for built environment water systems.

Waste management

Working in both the waste production environment and the treatment and disposal industry, Water Utility Testing Services has detailed knowledge of the sampling and analysis needs of the waste management industry. Our service programmes can be tailored to include:

  • Landfill monitoring
  • Leachate and groundwater monitoring
  • Compost quality and hygiene

Pollution control

Water Utility Testing Services has a wealth of experience in assisting industry with pollution control whether through process monitoring or effluent analysis. Using state of the art analytical equipment our network of laboratories can analyse for more than 1000 different organic, inorganic and microbiological determinands to include:

  • Discharge consent compliance
  • Groundwater protection
  • Sludge disposal assessments
  • Remote monitoring applicants
  • Process monitoring

Sampling and field services

The collection of samples that accurately represent site conditions is imperative for any laboratory analytical report. Water Utility Testing Services has established a specialised sampling and field services team, equipped with a broad range of ISO accredited sampling techniques to include:

  • Precision sampling techniques
  • Soils/liquids/gases
  • Process sampling
  • Emergency responses

Contact us for more information on 01902 627314 or via email at environment@eurofins.co.uk.

Updated by: EKGI
Last updated: 29 March 2016