Waters are analysed for a range of microbiological / bacterial tests at our laboratory at Horsley, in Northumberland.


Lab Facts:

  • Located in North East UK
  • Services clients nationwide
  • 1,250m2 lab facility
  • Analyses over 25 methods
  • Tests over 450,000 samples per year


Our Horsley lab is a dedicated DWTS & UKAS accredited microbiology laboratory. It has significant expertise in analysing numerous water types for microbiological / bacterial parameters.



  • Waters supplied by utility companies
  • Private water supplies
  • Bottled waters
  • Bathing waters
  • Swimming pools & spas
  • Pharmaceutical waters
  • Purified process waters


Example Parameters:

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


Our full list of microbiological / bacterial 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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