City of Gold Coast

Site

City of Gold Coast – Scientific Services

Accreditation No.

2536

Site No.

2207

Date of Accreditation

30 Jun 1987

Address

Smart Water Research Centre, Edmund Rice Drive
Southport, QLD 4215
Australia

goldcoastcity.com.au/water

Contact

Dr Tracey Wohlsen P: +61 (07) 55811940

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for bacteriophageNULL Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Somatic and FRNA coliphages Single agar layer APHA 9224 B, C, E
Analysis for enteric protozoa Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Microscopic examination USEPA 1623.1
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS 4276.13
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate AS 3896
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology APHA 9223
Plate count Membrane filter APHA 9215D
Plate count Pour plate AS 4276.3.1
Enterococci Membrane filter USEPA 1600
Fresh waters; Marine waters Escherichia coli​​​​ Defined substrate technology in-house method M4.9
Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method M15.6
Analysis for microorganismsNULL Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter in-house method M15
Clostridium perfringens Membrane filter AS 4276.17.1
Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteriaNULL Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Visual examination in-house method M4
Sample collectionNULL Fresh waters; Ground waters; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Not applicable Composite; Grab in-house method SS.PM.2.4

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for bacteriophageNULL Potable waters Somatic and FRNA coliphages Single agar layer APHA 9224 B, C, E
Analysis for enteric protozoa Potable waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Microscopic examination USEPA 1623.1
Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Plate count Membrane filter APHA 9215D
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS 4276.13
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate AS 3896
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology  APHA 9223
Enterococci Membrane filter USEPA 1600
Plate count Pour plate  AS 4276.3.1
Analysis for microorganismsNULL Potable waters Clostridium perfringens Membrane filter AS 4276.17.1
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter  in-house method M15
Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteriaNULL Potable waters Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Visual examination in-house method M4
Sample collectionNULL Potable waters; Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Composite; Grab in-house method SS.PM.2.4

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