Wastewater and effluents
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.

Our brochure is currently being updated and will be available later in 2022.