Australian Water Quality Centre

Site

Adelaide Laboratory – Microbiology and Biology

Accreditation No.

1115

Site No.

1383

Date of Accreditation

05 Jun 1979

Address

SA Water House, 250 Victoria Square
Adelaide, SA 5000
Australia

awqc.com.au

Contact

- Customer Service P: +61 1300653366

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Filtration; Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-011

Analysis for free-living protozoa Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Detection and identification of Acanthamoeba spp.; Detection and identification of Naegleria spp. Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-001

Analysis for macroinvertebrates Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Enumeration; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house method TBI-001, TBI-002, TBI-003, TBI-004, TBI-005, TBI-006, TBI-007, TBI-008, TBI-009, TBI-010

Analysis for macrophytic algae Fresh waters Enumeration; Identification Visual examination in-house method T0393
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter

in-house method T9376-01

Bacteriophage - Somatic Double agar layer

in-house method T0485-01


Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

in-house method TM-014

Coliforms Membrane filter

in-house method T0080-01

Salmonella spp. Membrane filter

in-house method T0085-03, T0085-04

Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method T0076-02

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method T0075-10

Bacteriophage - F-specific Double agar layer

in-house method  TM-028


Heterotrophic iron bacteria Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

in-house method T0460-01

Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter

in-house method T0082-01

Campylobacter spp. Membrane filter

in-house method T0088-01

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

in-house method T0076-01

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

in-house method T0075-08, T9102-08, T9370-03

Escherichia coli​​​​ Defined substrate technology

in-house method T0081-07


Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method T0080-02

Enterococci Membrane filter

in-house method T0482-01

Aeromonas hydrophila; Aeromonas spp. Membrane filter

in-house method T0096-01

Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter

in-house method T0081-01

Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter

in-house method T0089-01

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

in-house method T0090-01

Coliforms Defined substrate technology

in-house method T0080-07

Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method  TM0081-02


Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

in-house method T0083-01, T0084-11

Sediments; Soils Acanthamoeba spp.; Naegleria spp. Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-003

Analysis for non-planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Dry weight of non-planktonic algae; Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house methods T0393, W09-024, W-037

Analysis for phytopigments Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Chlorophyll a; Chlorophyll b; Phaeophytin UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method T0380-02

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Dry weight of planktonic algae; Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house methods T0393, W09-024, W-037

Sample collection Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Not applicable Grab

in-house method WMZ-500, W09-024, W-037

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Potable waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Filtration; Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-011

Analysis for free-living protozoa Potable waters Detection and identification of Acanthamoeba spp.; Detection and identification of Naegleria spp. Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-001

Analysis for macroinvertebrates Potable waters Enumeration; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house method TBI-001, TBI-002, TBI-003, TBI-004, TBI-005, TBI-006, TBI-007, TBI-008, TBI-009, TBI-010

Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Salmonella spp. Membrane filter

 in-house method T0085-03, T0085-04

Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

 in-house method T0076-02

Bacteriophage - F-specific Double agar layer

 in-house method TM-014

Heterotrophic iron bacteria Spread plate

 in-house method T0460-01

Escherichia coli​​​​ Defined substrate technology

 in-house method T0081-07

Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter

 in-house method T9376-01

Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter

 in-house method T0082-01

Coliforms Defined substrate technology

 in-house method T0080-07

Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter

 in-house method T0081-01

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

 in-house method TM-028

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

 in-house method T0075-08, T9102-08, T9370-03

Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter

 in-house method T0089-01

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

 in-house method T0075-10

Coliforms Membrane filter

 in-house method T0080-01

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

 in-house method T0076-01

Bacteriophage - Somatic Double agar layer

 in-house method T0485-01

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

 in-house method T0080-02

Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

 in-house method T0081-02

Campylobacter spp. Membrane filter

 in-house method T0088-01

Enterococci Membrane filter

 in-house method T0482-01

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

 in-house method T0090-01

Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

 in-house method T0083-01, T0084-11

Aeromonas hydrophila; Aeromonas spp. Membrane filter

 in-house method T0096-01

Analysis for non-planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters Dry weight of non-planktonic algae; Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house methods T0393, W09-024, W-037

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters Dry weight of planktonic algae; Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house methods T0393, W09-024, W-037

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Potable waters Chlorophyll a; Chlorophyll b; Phaeophytin UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method T0380-02

Sample collection Potable waters Not applicable Grab

in-house method WMZ-500, W09-024, W-037

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Physical evaluation Plumbing products and materials in contact with water Growth of aquatic microorganisms Not applicable AS/NZS 4020 Appendix E
Flavour profile Not applicable AS/NZS 4020 Appendix C
Appearance Not applicable AS/NZS 4020 Appendix D
Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Sample preparation Plumbing products and materials in contact with water Not applicable Extraction - Functional test units AS/NZS 4020 Appendices K
Not applicable Immersion exposure; In-the-product exposure AS/NZS 4020 Appendices A
Not applicable Immersion - High temperature AS/NZS 4020 Appendices J
Not applicable Immersion exposure; In-the-product exposure AS/NZS 4020 Appendices I
Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Toxicity evaluation Plumbing products and materials in contact with water Mutagenicity Ames test AS/NZS 4020 Appendix G
Potential metal leaching ICP-MS AS/NZS 4020 Appendix H
Cytotoxicity Ames test AS/NZS 4020  Appendix F 2.2

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