Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Site

Water Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

15489

Site No.

16420

Date of Accreditation

12 Dec 2008

Address

Arid Zone Research Institute, South Stuart Highway
Alice Springs, NT 871
Australia

dpir.nt.gov.au/primary-industry/laboratory-services/water-laboratories

Contact

Ms Cinzia Rovida P: +61 (08) 89518110

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology AS 4276.21
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1

Enterococci Defined substrate technology

ASTM D 6503

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Enterococci Defined substrate technology ASTM D 6503
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology AS 4276.21
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1

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