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Hanningfield laboratory

Analysis of drinking waters for microbiology, biology and inorganic chemistry is conducted for clients in the South of England at our Hanningfield laboratory in Essex.

Lab Facts:

  • Located in South East UK
  • Services clients nationwide
  • 1,260m2 lab facility
  • Analyses over 25 methods
  • Tests over 250,000 samples per year

    Our Hanningfield lab is accredited to DWTS & UKAS for the analysis of potable waters. It tests numerous types of water for microbiological, biological and chemical parameters.


  • Potable waters in distribution
  • Private water supplies
  • Bottled waters
  • Bathing waters
  • Swimming pools & spas
  • Pharmaceutical waters
  • Purified process waters
  • Borehole waters
  • Raw waters

    Example Parameters:

  • Coliforms
  • E. Coli
  • Total viable counts (TVC′s)
  • Faecal streptococci (enterococci)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Legionella
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Zooplankton & algae

    Our full list of microbiological, bacterial & inorganic chemical tests can be downloaded here.

    If you would like to discuss your water analysis and testing requirements further then please contact our dedicated Customer Team and we′ll be happy to help.

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    Our Howdon laboratory located in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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    Our Horsley laboratory located in Northumberland

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    Our Hanningfield laboratory located in Chelmsford, Essex.

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