Cairns Regional Council

Site

Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

14206

Site No.

14197

Date of Accreditation

15 Nov 1999

Address

8 Macnamara Street
Cairns, QLD 4870
Australia

cairns.qld.gov.au

Contact

Ms Melissa Aalbers P: +61 (07) 40448344

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Laboratory Services

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Saline waters; Sewage Mercury Atomic fluorescence spectroscopy (AFS) - Cold vapour

USEPA 245.7 

Aluminium; Arsenic; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Silicon; Sodium; Sulfur; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method TPC360

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS

in-house method TPC015 

Analysis for nutrients Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Saline waters; Sewage Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method TPC210 and TPA371

Phosphorus - Ortho Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method TPC210 and TPA373

Nitrogen - Nitrite Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method TPC200 and TPA200

Phosphorus - Total Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method TPC250 and TPA375

Nitrogen - Oxidised; Nitrogen - Total Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method TPA372, TPA374, TPC250 and TPC210

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage Nitrogen - Nitrate Calculation

in-house method TPC210

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method TPA370

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage Oil and grease Infrared (IR)

APHA 5520C and in-house method TPM131

Solids - Dissolved Gravimetric

APHA 2540 and in-house method TPP060

Solids - Volatile Gravimetric

APHA 2540 and in-house method TPP060

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

USEPA 447.0 and in-house method TPM040

Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 and in-house method TPP060

Turbidity Turbidometry

APHA 2130B and in-house method TPP090

Sulfide Colourimetry

APHA 4500 S2-D F and in-house method TPC228 and TPC229

Colour UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 2120B and in-house method TPP020

Electrical conductivity Electrometric

APHA 4510 and in-house method TPP030

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 4500O G and in-house method TPP171

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500H and in-house method TPP050

Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 5210B and in-house method TPM100

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220D and in-house method TPM110

Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320B and in-house method TPP010

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Solid wastes Solids - Total Gravimetric

APHA 2540 G and in-house method TPP060 and TPP120

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Sulfate Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method TPA280

Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method TPA280

Sample collection Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Ground waters; Potable waters Not applicable Composite; Grab

in-house method TPM015

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