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Water Testing

Water Testing

Robert Richards Associates are experienced in providing a comprehensive range of expert water testing laboratory analysis and in-field water sampling services, throughout the UK and Ireland, to organisations and private individuals.

Our laboratory water quality analysis and in-field sampling services have been developed to accurately identify the presence of specified parameters within water samples. The lab analysis helps to improve water quality testing procedures, water treatment and environmental hygiene programme validation and regulatory compliance processes.

Accurate water testing

Water quality assessment, evaluation and the expert interpretation of the test results is very important. Our highly-trained technicians are experienced in obtaining, handling and analysing water samples to maintain a high standard throughout the sampling and collection process. Our water testing labs are set up to expertly carry out testing, specific to each clients’ requirements.

Our laboratory testing services include the analysis of :-

  • potable (drinking) water
  • swimming pool and spa waters
  • hydrotherapy pools
  • natural recreational waters
  • water used in cooling systems, cooling towers, industrial/manufacturing processes
  • healthcare settings
  • other commercial environments

Testing for waterborne pathogens and chemicals

Microbiological testing of water

  • Legionella Bacteria
  • Coliforms
  • Coli
  • Total Viable Counts (TVCs)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other pseudomonas species
  • Enterococci
  • Staphylococcus Aureus
Chemical Parameters

  • Fluoride
  • free/total Chlorine
  • pH
  • Iron
  • total Alkalinity/Hardness
  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Nitrate/nitrite
  • Bromine
  • Cyanuric Acid
  • Carbonate
Physical Parameters

  • Effluent analysis
  • COD
  • Suspended solids
  • Conductivity
  • Resistivity
  • Silt Density Index (SDI)
  • Sludge Density
Upon completion of our laboratory analysis, a full report is issued. Our experts are then on hand to give a full explanation of the results and what these mean for your water systems and the safety and health of those exposed to them. This means you can be confident in choosing us for all your in-field sampling, water testing and laboratory analysis requirements.