Water Testing - Microchem
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Microchem Water Testing

Water Testing

Microchem has increased its scope of accreditation with SANAS (South African National Accreditation System) to include chemical and microbiological water testing that meet the requirements of SANS 241.

SANS 241 specifies the quality of acceptable drinking water, defined in terms of microbiological, physical, aesthetic and chemical determinants.

Microbiological determinants

  • Total Viable Count (TVC)
  • Total Coliforms
  • Eschericha coli
  • Faecal (thermotolerant) coliforms
  • Pseudomonas species

Chemical Determinants

  • Free chlorine
  • Monochloramine
  • Colour
  • Conductivity
  • Total dissolved solids
  • Turbidity
  • pH
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite
  • Sulphate as SO4
  • Fluoride as F
  • Ammonia as N
  • Chloride as Cl
  • Sodium as Na
  • Zinc as Zn
  • Antimony as Sb
  • Arsenic as As
  • Cadmium as Cd
  • Total chromium as Cr
  • Cobalt as Co
  • Copper as Cu
  • Cyanide as Cn
  • Iron as Fe
  • Lead as Pb
  • Manganese as Mn
  • Mercury as Hg
  • Nickel as Ni
  • Selenium as Se
  • Uranium as U
  • Vanadium as V
  • Aluminium as Al
  • Total organic carbon as C
  • Phenols
  • Trihalomethanes (outsourced)
  • Microcystin (outsourced)

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