Wastewater & Effluents

Wastewater & Effluents Analysis

Effluent and wastewater analysis is conducted at our Howdon laboratory. We have decades of experience of effluent and wastewater testing, providing regulatory and operational effluent analysis to UKAS and MCERTS standards.

Our extensive UKAS & MCERTS effluent accreditation covers many wastewater types, including:

  • Sewage effluents
  • Trade effluents
  • Process waters
  • Surface waters
  • Boreholes
  • Leachates
  • Ground waters

    We analyse effluents & wastewaters for a variety of tests, including:

  • BOD, COD, suspended solids, pH, oil & grease
  • Metals
  • SVOC′s
  • VOC′s
  • PCB′s
  • PAH
  • Dioxins & furans
  • Phenols
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • List I & List II substances
  • Red List including organotins

    Extensive screening methods are available for compounds not listed in our UKAS schedule.

    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.


    WW and Effluents links
    Ground & Surface Waters

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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.

    How to contact us

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      NWSS Commercial Brochure

      Download a pdf copy of our brochure here