Cairns Regional Council

Site

Cairns Water Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

14206

Site No.

14199

Date of Accreditation

24 May 1999

Address

8 MacNamara Street
Cairns, QLD 4870
Australia

cairns.qld.gov.au

Contact

Ms Amanda Beecham P: +61 (07) 40448330

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Fresh waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments) Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Filtration; Immunomagnetic separation; Microscopic examination USEPA 1623.1; in-house method TPB065
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Soils; Swimming pool and spa waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter In-house method TPB009
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter USEPA 1604; in-house method TPB006
Enterococcus spp. Membrane filter USEPA 1600; in-house method TPB007
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters Plate count Membrane filter APHA 9215D, in-house method TPB220
Enterococci Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.9, in-house method TPB080
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 3896; in-house method TPB230
Plate count Pour plate APHA 9215; in-house method TPB030
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS 4276.13; in-house method TPB110
Plate count Spiral plate

AOAC 977.27; in-house method TPB 040

Sample collection Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Waste waters Not applicable Bailer; Grab In-house method TPM015

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Enterococci Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.9, in-house method TPB080
Plate count Membrane filter APHA 9215D, in-house method TPB220
Enterococcus spp. Membrane filter USEPA 1600; in-house method TPB007
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter In-house method TPB009
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS 4276.13; in-house method TPB110
Plate count Pour plate APHA 9215; in-house method TPB030
Plate count Spiral plate

In-house method TPB 040

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 3896; in-house method TPB230
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter USEPA 1604; in-house method TPB006
Sample collection Potable waters Not applicable Grab In-house method TPM015

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