Tamworth Regional Council

Site

Tamworth Environmental Laboratory – A Unit of Tamworth Regional Council

Accreditation No.

3111

Site No.

3104

Date of Accreditation

20 Mar 1991

Address

41 Avro Street
Taminda, NSW 2340
Australia

tamworthenvirolab.com.au

Contact

Mr J Anderson P: +61 (02) 67675119

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Tamworth Environmental Laboratory – A Unit of Tamworth Regional Council

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage Calcium; Magnesium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

APHA 3111 method B

Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Potassium; Sodium; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame

APHA 3111 method B

Analysis for nutrients Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 71

Phosphate - Soluble reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method 70
Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation

 in-house method 73

Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

 in-house method 69

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

 in-house method 73

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 74


Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 72


Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 2120 C (20th edition)

Ground waters Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

 4500 F method C

Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters Hardness - Calcium; Hardness - Total Calculation

APHA 2340 B

Chlorine - In-situ, total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G

Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B 


Chloride Potentiometric titration

APHA 4500 CI- D


Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Temperature - In-situ Manual

APHA 2550 B

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 46 


Turbidity Nephelometry

APHA 2130 B


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

APHA 5210 B and in-house method BOD (LDO)

Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D


Conductivity Direct reading instrument

APHA 2510 B


Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C


Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 D


Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method LDO


Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method LDO


pH Electrometric

APHA 4500-H+


Irrigation and stock waters Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G

Sewage; Trade wastes Oil and grease Gravimetric APHA 5520 G
Sample collection Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Not applicable

Grab sampling using APHA 1060 method B 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Calcium; Magnesium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

APHA 3111 method B

Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Potassium; Sodium; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame

APHA 3111 method B

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Conductivity Direct reading instrument

APHA 2510 B


Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 74


Chlorine - In-situ, total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G

Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 71

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 73

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 D


Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation

in-house method 73

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C


Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 72


Chloride Potentiometric titration

APHA 4500 CI- D


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

APHA 5210 B and in-house method BOD (LDO)


Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method LDO


Turbidity Nephelometry

APHA 2130 B


Dissolved oxygen (DO) - In-situ Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

in-house method LDO


Temperature - In-situ Manual

APHA 2550 B

Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

 4500 F method C

Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G


Phosphate - Soluble reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method 70
Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D


Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B 


Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 46 


pH Electrometric

APHA 4500-H+


Colour - Apparent; Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 2120 C (20th edition)

Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 69

Hardness - Calcium; Hardness - Total Calculation

APHA 2340 B

Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable

Grab sampling using APHA 1060 method B 

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