Australian Water Quality Centre

Site

Melbourne Laboratory Microbiology

Accreditation No.

1115

Site No.

23384

Date of Accreditation

25 Jul 2017

Address

158 Fulham Road
Alphington, VIC 3078
Australia

awqc.com.au

Contact

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 Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-011 (Sample preparation only)

Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

in-house methods T0080-07, T0081-07

Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

in-house methods T0083-01, T0084-11, T0084-37

Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

in-house methods T0080-01, TM-028, T0082-01, T0482-01

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 Fresh waters; Marine waters Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Microscopic examination

in-house method T0393

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 Microscopic examination

in-house method TPZ-011 (Sample preparation only)

Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

in-house method T0083-01

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

in-house methods T0080-07, T0081-07

Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

in-house methods T0080-01, TM-028, T0082-01, T0482-01

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters Enumeration; General biomass; Identification Microscopic examination in-house method TO393
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Potable waters Chlorophyll a; Chlorophyll b; Phaeophytin UV-vis spectrophotometry in-house method T0380-02
Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Grab In-house method WMZ-500
In-house method W09-024
In-house method W-037

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