Waterlab (Pty) Ltd, a SANAS Accredited Testing Laboratory, No: T0391, participates in Proficiency Testing Schemes for both Water Chemistry and Microbiology.


Waterlab (Pty) Ltd provides the following services:


  • Compliance monitoring as per Blue-Drop Requirements
  • Guidance with sampling programs
  • Sampling of purified drinking water at treatment plants and distribution systems
  • Evaluation and inspection of potable water plants
  • Assessment of process units
  • Training of plant operators to conduct sampling according to SANS protocols
  • Laboratory flocculation and stabilization tests to determine optimum dosage
  • Analyses of potable water samples according to SANS 241 requirements
  • Loading of results on the Blue Drop System


Amongst others, Waterlab (Pty) Ltd conducts the following analyses on potable water:


  • pH, Electrical Conductivity, Total Dissolved Solids, Color, Taste & Odor, Turbidity
  • Ammonia, Nitrate, Chloride, Sulphate, Fluoride
  • Total and Dissolved Organic Carbon, Free Cyanide, Phenols, Trihalo-methanes
  • Microbiology: Total Coliform Bacteria, Faecal & E. coli
  • Metals by ICP-OES or ICP-MS
Potable Water