Drinking and Clean Waters

Potable Water Analysis

Northumbrian Water Scientific Services (NWSS) offers high quality potable water testing & analysis for a wide range of regulatory parameters, all compliant with UKAS ISO 17025 standards and the Drinking Water Testing Specification (DWTS).

The sample matrices we analyse include:

  • Mains drinking water
  • Private Water Supplies
  • Natural mineral water, spring water & bottled water

    Our experience and understanding of the legislative requirements demonstrates that we are one of the UK′s leading potable water testing laboratories. Analysis is conducted across our 3 state-of-the art facilities offering nationwide coverage, using the latest analytical techniques & instrumentation to include parameters such as:

  • Coliforms & E.coli
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Metals
  • Basic Chemistry (pH, conductivity, nutrients)
  • Pesticides & Herbicides
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH′s)

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

  • Schedule of Analysis

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      Our full list of UKAS accredited microbiological, organic and inorganic chemical tests can be downloaded here.


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    Bottled Water
    Private Water Supplies

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    If you would like to discuss your analysis and testing requirements further, or if you have any other enquiries then please contact our dedicated Laboratory Customer Team who will be happy to help.

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