Sydney Water Corporation

Site

Sydney Water Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

63

Site No.

603

Date of Accreditation

05 Dec 1966

Address

51 Hermitage Road
West Ryde, NSW 2114
Australia

sydneywater.com.au

Contact

Mrs Margaret Rhodes P: +61 (02) 98006125

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; Trade wastes Cryptosporidium infectivity; Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration; Enumeration; Identification Compressed foam filter; Flatbed filtration; Immunomagnetic separation; Microbioassay; Microscopic examination; Pleated membrane filter capsule filtration

in-house method MP45, MP46, MP49, MP50, MP47_COM

Analysis for macroinvertebrates Fresh waters; Marine waters Enumeration; Identification Microscopic examination; Visual examination

in-house method SS0023, SSWI433, SSWI434

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 Coliforms - Faecal Defined substrate technology in-house method MI58 
Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method MI59
Enterococci Membrane filter AS 4276.9 (in-house method MI03AS)
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

APHA 9221E,F (in-house method MI11)

Clostridium perfringens Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP)

in-house method MI04LAMP  

Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

in-house method MI06, APHA 9215B (in-house method MI07)

Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method MI12

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

APHA 9221B,C (in-house method MI10)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS 4276.13 (in-house method MI19ASO8)  

Bacteriophage - F-specific; Bacteriophage - Somatic Pour plate

in-house method MI34, MI35, MI36, MI37  

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal Membrane filter

APHA 9222D (in-house method MI01, MI01MUG)  

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

APHA 9223 in-house method MI28

Sediments; Sludges; Soils Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

APHA 9221B,C (in-house method MI10)

Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method MI12

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

APHA 9221E,F (in-house method MI11)

Analysis for non-planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Enumeration; Identification; Toxic Cyanobacteria Microscopic examination

APHA 10200I, in-house method MA50, MA51, MA52, MA50CENT, MA51CENT, MA52CENT, MA53, MA53CENT, MA58,MA70, MA71, MA73, MA70CENT, MA71CENT, MA73CENT, MA91, MA92


Analysis for phytopigments Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Chlorophyll a; Phaeophytin-a Spectrophotometry

in-house method MC01, MC02

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Biovolume Microscopic examination

in-house  method MA59, MA60

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Toxic Cyanobacteria PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method MA61
Detection, characterisation and/or quantification of nucleic acids - Enteric viruses Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Hepatitis virus; Norovirus; Reovirus; Rotavirus Cell culture; Hollow fibre ultrafiltration; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MV01, MV14, MV33, MV30, MV31, MV16, MV19, MV15, MV18, MV17, MV10, MV22
Detection, characterisation and/or quantification of nucleic acids - Protozoa Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Identification of Cryptosporidium by genotyping (excluding DNA sequencing) Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MP48
Sample collection Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sediments; Sewage; Sludges; Trade wastes Not applicable Grab

Sampling (biological and microbiological) 

in-house method AS0007, FS0162, FS0179, SAWI070, SS0001

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Potable waters Cryptosporidium infectivity; Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration; Enumeration; Identification Compressed foam filter; Flatbed filtration; Immunomagnetic separation; Microbioassay; Microscopic examination; Pleated membrane filter capsule filtration

in-house method MP45, MP46, MP49, MP50, MP47_COM

Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal Membrane filter

APHA 9222D (in-house method MI01, MI01MUG)

Enterococci Membrane filter AS 4276.9 (in-house method MI03AS)
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

in-house method MI06, APHA 9215B (in-house methods MI07)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS 4276.13 (in-house method MI19ASO8)

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

APHA 9221B,C  (in-house method MI10)

Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method MI59
Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method MI12

Bacteriophage - F-specific; Bacteriophage - Somatic Pour plate

in-house method MI34, MI35, MI36, MI37  

Clostridium perfringens Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP)

 in-house method MI04LAMP

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

APHA 9223 (in-house method MI28)

Coliforms - Faecal Defined substrate technology in-house method MI58
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN)

APHA 9221E (in-house method MI11)

Analysis for non-planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters Enumeration; Identification; Toxic Cyanobacteria Microscopic examination

APHA 10200I, in-house method MA50, MA51, MA52, MA50CENT, MA51CENT, MA52CENT, MA53, MA53CENT, MA58,MA70, MA71, MA73, MA70CENT, MA71CENT, MA73CENT, MA91, MA92


Analysis for phytopigments Potable waters Chlorophyll a; Phaeophytin-a Spectrophotometry

in-house method MC01, MC02

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters Enumeration; Identification Microscopic examination APHA 10200I, in-house method MA50CENT, MA51CENT, MA52CENT, MA50, MA51, MA52MA52CENT, MA53CENT, MA53, MA58, MA70, MA71, MA73, MA70CENT, MA71CENT, MA73CENT, MA91, MA92,
Toxic Cyanobacteria PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method MA61
Detection, characterisation and/or quantification of nucleic acids - Enteric viruses Potable waters Adenovirus; Enterovirus; Hepatitis virus; Norovirus; Reovirus; Rotavirus Cell culture; Hollow fibre ultrafiltration; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MV01, MV14, MV33, MV30, MV31, MV16, MV19, MV15, MV18, MV17, MV10, MV22
Detection, characterisation and/or quantification of nucleic acids - Protozoa Potable waters Identification of Cryptosporidium by genotyping (excluding DNA sequencing) Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MP48
Sample collection Potable waters Not applicable Grab

Sampling (biological and microbiological)

in-house method AS0007, FS0162, FS0179, SAWI070, SS0001

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
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 Coliforms - Faecal Defined substrate technology in-house method MI58
Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method MI59
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Coliforms - Faecal Membrane filter

APHA 9222D (in-house method MI01)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

APHA 9223 (in-house method MI28)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Coliforms - Faecal Defined substrate technology in-house method MI58
Escherichia coli​​​​ Defined substrate technology

APHA 9223 (in-house method MI28)  

Enterococci Defined substrate technology in-house method MI59
Coliforms - Faecal Membrane filter

APHA 9222D (in-house method MI01)

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