MidCoast Environmental Laboratory

Site

Chemical Laboratory

Accreditation No.

12902

Site No.

14262

Date of Accreditation

06 Dec 1999

Address

299 Bootawa Dam Road
Bootawa, NSW 2430
Australia

midcoast.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Mr W Chitsike P: +61 (02) 65917563

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for nutrients Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste tip run-off Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC36/37

Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC31

Phosphorus - Soluble reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC38

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation

In-house method LABC36_03

Nitrogen - Total Calculation

In-house method LABC35_03

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Nitrogen - Total oxidised Calculation; Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC32/33/34

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC35

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Ground waters pH - In-situ Electrometric In-house method LABC07
Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste tip run-off Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house method LABC04, LABC_MT_COL

Hardness - Calcium; Hardness - Magnesium; Hardness - Total Titration

APHA 2340 C in-house method LABC02

Permanganate oxidisability Titration

in-house method LABC11

Chloride Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B and in-house method LABC_IC_Cl

Carbon dioxide (CO2) Calculation

APHA 4500 CO2 D and in-house LABC09

Chlorophyll UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method LABC_CHA

Fluoride Electrometric

APHA 4500 F- C and in-house method LABC08, LABC_MT_F

Temperature; Temperature - In-situ Classical

In-house method LABC05/06

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B and in-house method LABC_IC_SO4

Salinity Electrometric

APHA 2520 B and in-house LABC12

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500 HB and in-house method LABC07, LABC_MT_PH

Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B and in-house method LABC01

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C and in-house LABC14

Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method LABC04, LABC_MT_COL

Chlorine - In-situ; Chlorine - Residual Classical

APHA 4500 Cl G and in-house method LABC05/06

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric; Titration

APHA 4500 O C, G and in-house method LABC22/23

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 D and LABC60 (closed reflux method and direct test tube reading)

Alkalinity - Bicarbonate; Alkalinity - Carbonate; Alkalinity - Hydroxide; Alkalinity - Total Titration

APHA 2320 B and in-house LABC_MT_ALK

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 B and in-house LABC12, LABC_MT_COND

Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D and in-house method LABC44

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Electrometric; Titration

APHA 5210 B and in-house method LABC17/18

Acidity as calcium carbonate Titration

APHA 2310 B and in-house LABC10

Alkalinity forms Calculation

APHA 2320 B, 4500 CO2D and in-house method LABC01, LABC09

Carbon - Organic; Carbon - Total; Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

APHA 5310 B and in-house method LABC_OC

Turbidity Nephelometry

APHA 2130 B and in-house method LABC15

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Waste tip run-off Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC) In-house method LABC_IC_F
Sample collection Ground waters Not applicable Bailer; Grab; Micro purge; Pump

In-house method LABS03

Surface waters Not applicable Grab

In-house method LABS02

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation

In-house method LABC36_03

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Electrometric; Titration

APHA 5210 B and in-house LABC17/18

Carbon - Organic; Carbon - Total; Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

APHA 5310 B and in-house method LABC_OC

Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC31

Chlorophyll UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method LABC_CHA

Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B and in-house method LABC01

Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D and in-house LABC44

Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house method LABC04, LABC_MT_COL

Acidity as calcium carbonate Titration

APHA 2310 B and in-house LABC10

Nitrogen - Total Calculation

In-house method LABC35_03

Alkalinity forms Calculation

APHA 2320 B, 4500 CO2D and in-house method LABC01, LABC09

Nitrogen - Total; Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC36/37

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500 HB and in-house method LABC07, LABC_MT_PH

Temperature; Temperature - In-situ Classical

In-house method LABC05/06

Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method LABC04, LABC_MT_COL

Fluoride Electrometric

APHA 4500 F- C and in-house method LABC08, LABC_MT_F

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 D and LABC60 (closed reflux method and direct test tube reading)

Turbidity Nephelometry

APHA 2130 B and in-house LABC15

Chloride Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B and in-house LABC_IC_Cl

Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC35

Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC) In-house method LABC_IC_F
Carbon dioxide (CO2) Calculation

APHA 4500 CO2 D and in-house method LABC09

Phosphorus - Soluble reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC38

Hardness - Calcium; Hardness - Magnesium; Hardness - Total Titration

APHA 2340 C in-house LABC02

Salinity Electrometric

APHA 2520 B and in-house method LABC12

Alkalinity - Bicarbonate; Alkalinity - Carbonate; Alkalinity - Hydroxide; Alkalinity - Total Titration

APHA 2320 B and in-house method LABC_MT_ALK

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Nitrogen - Total oxidised Calculation; Flow injection analyser (FIA)

In-house method LABC32/33/34

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C and in-house LABC14

Permanganate oxidisability Titration

in-house method LABC11

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B and in-house method LABC_IC_SO4

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 B and in-house LABC12, LABC_MT_COND

Chlorine - In-situ; Chlorine - Residual Classical

APHA 4500 Cl G and in-house method LABC05/06

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Electrometric; Titration

APHA 4500 O C, G and in-house method LABC22/23

Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Grab

In-house method LABS01

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