Townsville City Council - Townsville Laboratory Services

Site

Townsville Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

14698

Site No.

14780

Date of Accreditation

30 Sep 2002

Address

Angus Smith Drive
Douglas, QLD 4354
Australia

townsville.qld.gov.au/water-waste-and-environment/water-testing-services

Contact

Mr Edgar Salvador P: +61 (07) 47278665

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Rubidium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS

APHA 3125 and in-house method TM-ICPMS

Analysis for hydrocarbons Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Steam-raising waters Trihalomethane formation potential; Trihalomethanes GC-ECD; Gas chromatography (GC) - Purge and trap

APHA 6200C and APHA 5710A

Analysis for industrial chemicals Bore waters; Ground waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters 10:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (10:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorododecane sulfonic acid); 11-Chloroeicosafluoro-3-oxaundecane-1-sulfonic acid (11Cl-PF3OUdS, F53B major); 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); 9-Chlorohexadecafluoro-3-oxanone-1-sulfonic acid (9Cl-PF3ONS, F53B minor); Hexafluoropropylene oxide dimer acid (HFPO-DA, GenX); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexadecanoic acid (PFHxDA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononane sulfonic acid (PFNS); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA); Sodium dodecafluoro-3H-4, 8-dioxanonanoate (NaDONA) LC-MS-MS

in-house method TM-PFAS

Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes 2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin GC-MS - Headspace; GC-MS-MS

in-house method TM-MIBGEO, in-house method GCMCMS-SPME

Analysis for nutrients Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA)

APHA 4500N,ORG,D and in-house method TM-TKNDISC

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

APHA4500P,B,G and in-house method TM-TPDISC

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA); Titration

USEPA103, 104, 129, APHA 4500NH3-H in-house method TM-AMDIS and TM-AMSFA

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

APHA 4500NO3-I and in-house method TM-NOxSFA

Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

APHA 4500 NO2 B and In-house method TM-NOxSFA

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

USEPA103, 104, 129, APHA4500, P,B,G and in-house method TM-PO4DIS

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Organic Calculation

APHA 4500N,ORG,D

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

APHA 4500N,C

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Biosolids; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Chloride Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B

Alkalinity Calculation

APHA 2320B

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 B

Estuarine waters; Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Marine waters; Saline waters; Sediments; Sludges; Surface waters; Trade wastes; Waste waters Solids - Suspended; Solids - Suspended volatile; Solids - Total; Solids - Total dissolved (TDS); Solids - Total volatile Gravimetric

APHA 2540 B, C, D, E and in-house method TM-TSVS, TM-TDS and TM-SS1

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Solid wastes; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Silica Discrete analyser (DA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500SiO2C, USEPA121-A and in-house method TM-Sildis

Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Infrared (IR)

APHA 5310B

pH Electrometric

APHA4500HB

Electrical conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510C

Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B

Bromate; Bromide; Chlorate; Chlorite; Iodide Ion chromatography (IC)

In-house method TM-OXY and TM-OXY-Br-I

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 5210 B

Temperature Direct reading instrument

APHA 2550B

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 4500OG

Turbidity Turbidometry

APHA 2130B

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 1020OH

Oil and grease Infrared (IR)

ASTMD7066

Colour - Apparent; Colour - True Colourimetry

APHA 2120 C

Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500ClG

Industrial waters - Treated; Saline waters; Surface waters; Trade wastes Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA) APHA 3500 Cr B and In-house method TM-CR6DIS
Sample collection Ground waters; Industrial and steam-raising waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Not applicable Composite; Grab AS 5667 Parts 1-12

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Rubidium; Selenium; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Tin; Titanium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS

APHA 3125 and in-house method TM-ICPMS

Analysis for residues and contaminants - Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicals Waters for potable and domestic purposes 10:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (10:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorododecane sulfonic acid); 11-Chloroeicosafluoro-3-oxaundecane-1-sulfonic acid (11Cl-PF3OUdS, F53B major); 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); 9-Chlorohexadecafluoro-3-oxanone-1-sulfonic acid (9Cl-PF3ONS, F53B minor); Hexafluoropropylene oxide dimer acid (HFPO-DA, GenX); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexadecanoic acid (PFHxDA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononane sulfonic acid (PFNS); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA); Sodium dodecafluoro-3H-4, 8-dioxanonanoate (NaDONA) LC-MS-MS

in-house method TM-PFAS

2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin GC-MS - Headspace; GC-MS-MS

In-house method TM-MIBGEO and In-house method GCMSMS-SPME

Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform) GC-MS - Headspace

In house method TM-THM

Trihalomethane formation potential; Trihalomethanes GC-ECD; Gas chromatography (GC) - Purge and trap

APHA 6200C and APHA 5710A

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500ClG

Fluoride Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B

Alkalinity Calculation

APHA 2320B

Solids - Dissolved; Solids - Suspended; Solids - Suspended volatile; Solids - Total; Solids - Total volatile Gravimetric

APHA 2540 B, C, D, E, in-house method TM-TSVS, TM-TDS and TM-SS1

Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 4500OG

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

APHA 4500N,ORG,D and in-house method TM-TKNDISC

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 B

pH Electrometric

APHA4500HB

Chloride Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110 B

Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 1020OH

Electrical conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510C

Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

APHA 4500N,C

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA) APHA 3500 Cr B and In-house method TM-CR6DIS
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser

APHA 5210 B

Oil and grease Infrared (IR)

ASTMD7066

Turbidity Turbidometry

APHA 2130B

Colour - Apparent; Colour - True Colourimetry

APHA 2120 C

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

APHA 4500NO3-I and in-house method TM-NOxSFA

Temperature Direct reading instrument

APHA 2550B

Bromate; Bromide; Chlorate; Chlorite; Iodide Ion chromatography (IC)

In-house method TM-OXY and TM-OXY-Br-I

Nitrogen - Ammonia Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA); Titration

USEPA103, 104, 129, APHA 4500NH3-H, in-house method  TM-AMDIS and TM-AMSFA

Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B

Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

APHA 4500 NO2 B and in-house method TM-NOxSFA

Nitrogen - Organic Calculation

APHA 4500N,ORG,D

Organic carbon - Dissolved non-purgeable; Organic carbon - Non-purgeable Infrared (IR)

APHA 5310B

Silica Discrete analyser (DA); UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500SiO2C, USEPA121-A and in-house method TM-Sildis

Orthophosphate Discrete analyser (DA); Flow injection analyser (FIA); Segmented flow analyser (SFA)

USEPA103, 104, 129, APHA4500, P,B,G and in-house method TM-PO4DIS

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

APHA4500P,B,G and in-house method TM-TPDISC

Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Composite; Grab

AS5667

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Chemical analysis of reagents, salts and related compounds Sodium hypochlorite Chlorine - Available Gravimetric ASTM D2022

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