Water and other liquids

EAL offers a wide range of comprehensive testing at competitive prices (pdf) for home, recreational, civil commercial, industrial and agricultural applications. Liquid testing includes analysis of standard water, wastewater, extracts and effluent samples. Standard waters include: drinking, bore, dam, spring, creek, ground subterranean and tank water for physical, chemical and bacteriological parameters.

EAL also routinely conducts environmental monitoring of waters for physicochemical parameters, metals, contamination, nutrients, salts, bacteria and algal biomass.

Adhering to standard sample collection (pdf) and preservation procedures (pdf) ensures the highest level of accuracy. These procedures and others are listed in the download section. Water analysis guidelines (pdf) for drinking, domestic use, irrigation and livestock are also provided.

Alternatively, EAL can provide qualified staff to undertake on-site sampling. Please contact EAL for more information.

Further resources

Waters price list

Water and effluent - sample collection and preservation procedures

Water analyte detection, sampling and preservation requirements

Water analysis guidelines for drinking, domestic use, irrigation and livestock

NEPM guideline on investigation levels for soil and groundwater

Trace metals in seawater flyer - EAL capabilities for trace metal analysis in fresh and seawater samples

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