SAS Laboratory has vast experience with meeting the legislative requirements of the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 (PDF).

We can provide sampling and testing of drinking water systems in accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Australian Drinking Water Guidelines 2011 (Australian Drinking Water Guidelines for regulatory compliance and operational control).

We can also provide advice and information on the control of microbial growth in water distribution systems through disinfection strategies and reservoir operation.

Typical drinking water analysis
Sampling and on-site testing
NATA accredited sampling, free and total chlorine
General physical and chemical parameters
pH, conductivity, alkalinity, colour, turbidity 
Nutrients Ammonia (as N), nitrate (as N), nitrite (as N), total nitrogen, ortho-phosphate (as P), total phosphate 
Anions Bromide, chloride, fluoride, iodide, sulphate 
Oxyhalides Bromate, chlorate, chlorite 
Cations Calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium 
Metals Aluminium, arsenic, barium, beryllium, boron, cadmium, chromium, copper, iron, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, nickel, lead, selenium, silica, strontium, tin, thallium, uranium, vanadium, zinc 
Trihalomethanes, halo-acetic acids, taste and odour compounds (MIB and geosmin) 
Microbiological parameters
Total coliforms, thermotolerant coliforms and E. coli, heterotrophic plate count 

Other tests are available, please contact us.

If we are unable to provide the tests that you require, we are happy to engage other testing facilities on your behalf.