Waters & effluents can be analysed for a range of organic and inorganic tests at our flagship laboratory at Howdon, Newcastle Upon Tyne.


Lab Facts:

  • Located in North East UK
  • Services clients nationwide
  • 2,300m2 lab facility
  • Analyses over 150 methods
  • Tests over 650,000 samples per year


We have recently spent over 2 million pounds to refurbish this laboratory, investing heavily in the latest instrumentation and in optimising sample flow through the lab. This affirms our commitment to providing high quality testing and analysis of waters and wastewaters now and into the future.


We have decades of experience in analysing the following matrices for a wide variety of organic and inorganic parameters:



  • Waters (potable, bottled, & private water supplies)
  • Effluents
  • Waste waters
  • Solids
  • Sludges
  • Air


Example Parameters:

  • Metals
  • pH, conductivity, turbidity, nutrients, colour, BOD, COD
  • Ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, total nitrogen
  • Pesticides & herbicides
  • VOC, SVOC (incl. PAH′s, phthalates, organotins) and hydrocarbons
  • Dioxins, PCB′s, PBDE′s


Our full list of organic and inorganic chemical tests for waters, effluents, solids and air 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.

Our laboratories

How to get in touch

Contact us