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 Bore waters; Fresh waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes Calcium; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium Ion chromatography (IC) ASTM D6919
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 Bore waters; Fresh waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes Ammonium cation Ion chromatography (IC) ASTM D6919
Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Nitrite; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) ASTM D4327
Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Phosphate - Soluble reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method 70
Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 71

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 Bore waters; Fresh waters; Surface waters Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) High temperature combustion IR APHA 5310B
Fresh waters Organic carbon - Non-purgeable High temperature combustion IR APHA 5310B
Fresh waters; Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 2120 C

Fresh waters; Ground waters; Recycled waters Carbon dioxide - Free; Carbon dioxide - Total Calculation APHA 4500-CO2 D
Ground waters Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

 4500 F method C

Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters Chlorine - In-situ, total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G

Hardness - Calcium; Hardness - Total Calculation

APHA 2340 B

Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage Chloride Potentiometric titration

APHA 4500 CI- D


Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B 


Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Trade wastes pH - In-situ Electrometric

APHA 4500-H+


Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D


Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 46 


Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Gravimetric

APHA 2540 C


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

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

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 D


Temperature - In-situ Manual

APHA 2550 B

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 4500 O method G

in-house method LDO


pH Electrometric

APHA 4500-H+


Turbidity Nephelometry

APHA 2130 B


Conductivity Direct reading instrument

APHA 2510 B


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

in-house method LDO


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; Potassium; Sodium Ion chromatography (IC) ASTM D6919
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 Turbidity Nephelometry

APHA 2130 B


Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 4500 O method G

in-house method LDO


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

in-house method LDO


Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

 4500 F method C

Phosphate - Soluble reactive Flow injection analyser (FIA) in-house method 70
Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B 


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


Hardness - Calcium; Hardness - Total Calculation

APHA 2340 B

Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 69

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 73

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500-H+


Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA)

in-house method 71

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method 46 


Chlorine - In-situ, total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G

Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D


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

in-house method 74


Chlorine - Residual; Chlorine - Total Colourimetry

APHA 4500 CI G


Conductivity Direct reading instrument

APHA 2510 B


Temperature - In-situ Manual

APHA 2550 B

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

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


Carbon dioxide - Free; Carbon dioxide - Total Calculation APHA 4500-CO2 D
Colour - True UV-vis spectrophotometry APHA 2120 C

pH - In-situ Electrometric

APHA 4500-H+


Ammonium Ion chromatography (IC) ASTM D6919
Carbon - Total organic (TOC); Dissolved organic carbon (DOC); Organic carbon - Non-purgeable High temperature combustion IR APHA 5310B
Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrate; Nitrite; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC) ASTM D4327
Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable

Grab sampling using APHA 1060 method B 

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