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 Water Quality Testing Services

SvCd & Test Package

Scope

Sample Volume & Bottle

Service Charges / AD

BCT - Bacteria - Coliform Tests MPN (Total coliforms), TTC & E.coli. 250 ml, SBT 700
BPT - Basic Potability Test Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Colour & Odour, Turbidity; Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) estimated from Electrical Conductivity (TDSE). Chemical Parameters: pH, Total water hardness (TWH), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Nutrients: Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3); Fluoride. Biological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. 1 Ltr (CBWS) + 250 ml (SBT) 1,100
CPT - Complete Potability Test Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Turbidity; Electrical Conductivity (EC) & Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG); Chemical Parameters: Alkalinity: Phenolphthalein alkalinity (P-Alk), Total alkalinity (T-Alk), Carbonates (CO3), Bicarbonates (HCO3) & Hydroxides (OH); Total hardness of water (THW), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3); Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate. Bacteriological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E.coli. 1 Ltr (CBWS)+ 250 ml (SBT) 1,400
GPT - Groundwater Potability Test

Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units & Odour, pH, Turbidity; Electrical Conductivity (EC) & Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Alkalinity: Phenolphthalein alkalinity (P-Alk), Total alkalinity (T-Alk), Carbonates (CO3), Bicarbonates (HCO3) & Hydroxides (OH); Total hardness of water (THW), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Nutrients: Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3); Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate; Iron & Manganese. Biological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli.

1 Ltr (CBWS)+ 250 ml (SBT) 1,800
Reverse Osmosis (RO) water Potability (ROP) Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Turbidity; TDS estimated from Electrical Conductivity (TDSE). Chemical Parameters: Alkalinity: Phenolphthalein alkalinity (P-Alk), Total alkalinity (T-Alk), Carbonates (CO3), Bicarbonates (HCO3) & Hydroxides (OH); Total water hardness (TWH), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Nutrients: Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3); Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate; Iron & Manganese. Biological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. 1 Ltr (CBWS) + 250 ml (SBT) 1,750
BWP - Bottled Water Potability tests Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Turbidity; TDS estimated from Electrical Conductivity (TDSE). Chemical Parameters: Alkalinity: Phenolphthalein alkalinity (P-Alk), Total alkalinity (T-Alk), Carbonates (CO3), Bicarbonates (HCO3) & Hydroxides (OH); Total water hardness (TWH), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Nutrients: Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3); Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate; Iron & Manganese. Biological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. 1 Ltr (CBWS)+ 250 ml (SBT) 1,750
BQT - Basic chemical Quality Tests BPT minus BCT: Organoleptic, Physical & Chemical Parameters same as in BPT. No Bacteriological Analysis. 1 Ltr (CBWS) 700
TQT - Tap water chemical Quality Tests CPT minus BCT: Organoleptic, Physical & Chemical Parameters same as in CPT. No Bacteriological Analysis. 1 Ltr (CBWS) 1,100
GQT - Groundwater chemical Quality Test GPT minus BCT: Organoleptic, Physical & Chemical Parameters same as in GPT. No Bacteriological Analysis. 1 Ltr (CBWS) 1,400
SQT - Surface water Quality Tests SPT minus BCT: Organoleptic, Physical & Chemical Parameters same as in SPT. No Bacteriological Analysis. 2x1L (CBWS) 2,200
BSV - Basic System Vulnerability paired sample tests. Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH Turbidity; Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3); Chlorides. Bacteriological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. Sample-A: Service-Reservoir-End; Sample-B: Consumer-End 1 Ltr (CBWS) + 250ml (SBT) for each sample - A & B 2,000 /  Both Samples
DRF - Dialysis-unit RO-Feed water for captive RO plant in dialysis units. Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Turbidity; Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Total Chlorine; Total water hardness (TWH), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Sodium, Potassium; Nitrate-Nitrogen (NO3-N), Fluoride, Sulfates, & Iron (Fe). Biological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. 1 Ltr (CBWS) + 250ml (SBT) 1,500
DLB - DiaLysis water Basics Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Turbidity; TDS estimated from Electrical Conductivity (TDSE). Chemical Parameters: Total water hardness (TWH), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Sodium, Potassium; Nitrate-Nitrogen (NO3-N), Fluoride, Sulfates; Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli; Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC) also known as Total Plate Count or Standard Plate Count. 1L (CBWS)+ 250ml (SBT) 2,000
DLC - DiaLysis water chemical Contaminants Chemical Parameters: Aluminium, Copper, Lead & Zinc.asic System Vulnerability paired sample tests. 1L (CBWS) 3,000
BET - Bacterial Endotoxin Test. Bacteriological Endotoxin Assay. Also known as Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate (LAL) Assay. 14 ml in Non Pyrogen Tube (NPT). 7,000
PST - Swimming Poolside Tests Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Water Temp. & Clarity.  Chemical Parameters: pH, Free, Combined & Total Chlorine. Onsite 1,200 (Core city); 1,500 (GHMC)
PWC - Pool Water Chemistry Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Turbidity; & Electrical Conductivity (EC) & Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Chloramines (Combined chlorine), Alkalinity: Phenolphthalein alkalinity (P-Alk), Total alkalinity (T-Alk), Carbonates (CO3), Bicarbonates (HCO3) & Hydroxides (OH); Total water hardness (TWH), Calcium (Ca) & Magnesium (Mg); Nutrients: Ammonia, Nitrites (NO2) & Nitrates (NO3), Phosphates; Copper (Cu), Iron (Fe) and Manganese (Mn). 2x1L (ABWS) 2,000
PWB - Pool Water Bacteriological Analysis for Coliforms Biological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. 250 ml (SBTE) 700
SOD - Surface water Oxygen Demand Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Units, Odour, pH, Total Suspended Solids (TSS); & Electrical Conductivity (EC) & Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Dissolved Oxygen by Titration (DOT), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD). 2x1L (CBWS)+ 300 ml (BODB) 1,500
STE - Sewage Treatment plant Effluent Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Appearance, True Colour Unit, Odour, pH, Total Suspended Solids (TSS); TDS estimated from Electrical Conductivity (TDSE). Chemical Parameters: Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Phosphates, Total Oil & Grease. Bacteriological Parameters: Most probable number, i.e. MPN (Total coliforms), Thermotolerant coliforms (TTC) & E. coli. 2x1L (CBWS) + 300 ml (BODB) + 250 ml (SBT) 2,250
EWT - Effluent Water Tests Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Colour & Odour, Total Suspended Solids (TSS); & TDS estimated from Electrical Conductivity (TDSE). Chemical Parameters: pH, Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Phosphates, Sulfates, Total Oil & Grease. 2x1L (CBWS) +  300 ml (BODB) 2,000
WBC - Water for Building & Construction Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Total Suspended Solids (TSS); pH, & Electrical Conductivity (EC) & Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Acidity, Total Alkalinity, Chlorides, Sulfates. 1 L (CBWS) 1,000
WCT - Water Corrosivity Tests Organoleptic & Physical Parameters: Total Suspended Solids (TSS); pH, & Electrical Conductivity (EC) & Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) by gravimetry (TDSG). Chemical Parameters: Acidity, Total Alkalinity, Chlorides, Sulfates. 1 L (CBWS) 900
SBT - Sterile Bottle with Thiosulfate. Sterile polypropylene bottle with sodium thiosulfate to neutralise chlorine, for bacteriological analysis (coliform test) of water. 250 ml 50 (Adjustable Deposit)
SBTE - Sterile Bottle with Extra Thiosulfate Sterile polypropylene bottle with extra sodium thiosulfate to neutralise excess chlorine, for bacteriological analysis of pool water. 250 ml 50 (Adjustable Deposit)
CBWS - Clear Bottle for Water sample standard volume - 1000 ml. Clean and dry clear polypropylene bottle to collect water sample for physical and chemical analysis, 1 litre 1000 ml 100 (Adjustable Deposit)
CBWM - Clear Bottle for Water sample - Medium volume, 500 ml Clean and dry clear polypropylene bottle to collect water sample for physical and chemical analysis, ½ litre 500 ml 100 (Adjustable Deposit)
ABWS - Amber Bottle for Water sample - standard volume, 1L Amber colour, clean & dry polypropylene bottle to collect water sample for chemical analysis, 1000 ml (1L). 1 Ltr 150 (Adjustable Deposit)
BODB - BOD Bottle Clean and dry stoppered glass bottle to collect water sample for testing dissolved oxygen and oxygen demand. 300 ml 500  (Adjustable Deposit)
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* Water Quality Testing Services Catalogue

* Water Sample Collection Record "IHS Form - WCR1"  
* Test Requisition "IHS Form - TRL1"  
* Test Requisition Letter "TRL1 " & Water Sample Collection "WRC1"   

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