Proficiency testing programs WATERS 2018-05-25T10:47:44+00:00

PT for PHYSICS & CHEMISTRY

Programs Matrices Parameters Accreditation Weight Rounds / year Samples / round Schedule
34 – Fresh waters – Physico-chemical analyses Drinking water, surface water, groundwater Physico-chemical analyses Minerals and trace compounds accredited* 125 ml to 3000 ml 6 5 to 7 Download
34a – Bathing waters – Physico-chemical analyses Bathing water (swimming-pool) Physico-chemical analyses Chloride, turbidity, isocyanuric acid, oxydabilité with KMn04 in acid solution, oxydability in alkalin solution, total organic carbon accredited* 1000 ml 3 2 Download
34b – Fresh waters – Basic physico-chemical analyses Drinking water, surface water, groundwater Physico-chemical analyses accredited* 125 ml to 3000 ml 4 1 to 4 Download
34c – Fresh waters – Chlorophyll A, Pheopigment index Drinking water, surface water, groundwater Chlorophyll A, Pheopigment index accredited* 1000 ml 3 1 Download
37a – Bathing waters – THM Bathing water (swimming-pool) THM accredited* 40 ml 3 2 Download
52 – Waste waters – Physico-chemical analyses Waste water (inlet and outlet) and industrial waste water Physico-chemical analyses Mineral and trace compounds accredited* 250 ml to 1500 ml 6 4 to 6 Download
52b – Waste waters: basic physico-chemical analyses Waste water (inlet and outlet) and industrial waste water Physico-chemical analyses Natural structure accredited* 250 ml to 1500 ml 3 3 Download
57 – Waters – Field analyses by samplers Drinking water, surface water, groundwater, waste water, industrial waste water Field analyses Conductivity at 25°C, chlorine (free, total, active), dissolved oxygen, Redox potential, pH, salinity, stabilizing agent: isocyanuric acid, turbidity accredited* 10 ml to 1000 ml 3 4 Download

PT for CONTAMINANTS

Programs Matrices Parameters Accreditation Weight Rounds / year Samples / year Schedule
37 – Fresh waters – Micropollutants Drinking water, surface water, groundwater. Insecticides, PCB, PAH, Ureas, Triazines, BTEX, volatils, Herbicides, other parameters accredited* 1 ml to 1000 ml 6 2 to 4 Download
Other contaminants Surface water PBDE, Alkylphenols, Bisphenol A, Organotins, Chloroanilines, Chloroacetic acid, Epichlorhydrin, Polychlorinated alkanes, Acrylamid, Nitroaromatics, Chlorophenols, Perfluorinated compounds accredited* 1 ml to 1000 ml 2 1 Download
37m – Fresh waters – Multi-pesticides (Environmental technical approval) Surface water Pesticides accredited* 1000 ml 3 1 Download
37n – Fresh waters – Parabens Surface water Parabens accredited* 1000 ml 2 1 Download
37o – Fresh waters – ESA and OXA Metabolites Surface water Sulfonic acid and oxanilic acid metabolites accredited* 1000 ml 2 1 Download
53 – Waste water – Micropollutants Waste water (inlet and outlet) and industrial waste water Insecticides, PCB, PAH, Ureas, Triazines, BTEX, volatils, other parameters accredited* 1 ml to 1000 ml 5 2 to 3 Download
Other contaminants Industrial waste water PBDE, Alkylphenols, Bisphenol A, Organotins, Chloroanilines, Chloroacetic acid, Epichlorhydrin, Polychlorinated alkanes, Nitroaromatics, Chlorophenols, Perfluorinated compounds accredited* 1 ml to 1000 ml 2 1 Download
48a – Waters – AOX Drinking water, waste water AOX accredited* 500 ml 6 1 Download
48b – Waters – Hydrocarbons Drinking water, waste water Hydrocarbons accredited* 1000 ml 6 1 Download
48c – Waters – Volatil Hydrocarbons Drinking water, waste water Volatil Hydrocarbons accredited* 40 ml 3 1 Download
59 – Waters – Multiresidues search of organic substances Drinking water, surface water, groundwater. Pesticides accredited* 250 ml to 1000 ml 3 1 to 2 Download
NEW 90 – Drugs in water Demineralized water, Surface water Drugs (70 molecules) 1000 ml 2 4 Download

PT for MICROBIOLOGY & VIROLOGY

Programs Matrices Parameters Accreditation Weight Rounds / year Samples / round Schedule
35 – Waters – Microbiological analyses except Legionella Drinking water, well water, drilling water, bathing water Multiple parameters by filtration methode and NPP method accredited* 60 ml to 500 ml 3 4 Download
50 – Waters – Microbiological analyses Legionella Hot water for sanitary use Legionella, Legionella pneumophila accredited* 1000 ml 3 2 Download
50a – Cooling tower waters – Microbiological analyses Legionella Synthetic cooling tower water Legionella, Legionella pneumophila accredited* 1000 ml 3 2 Download
54 – Waters – Microbiological analyses Salmonella Drinking water, well water, drilling water, bathing water Salmonella (presence / absence) accredited* 250 ml 3 3 Download
83b – Water virology Water GI Norovirus, GII Norovirus, Hepatitis A virus 500 ml 1 4 Download

PT for HYDROBIOLOGY

Programs Matrices Parameters Weight Rounds / year Samples / round Schedule
82 – IBGN (Standardized Global Biological Index) Fresh water macroinvertebrates in solution Faunal list and index calculations 500 ml 2 1 Download

PT for TASTE

Programs Matrices Parameters Weight Rounds / year Samples / round Schedule
57a – Waters – Field analyses: Organoleptic quality Drinking water Qualitative analysis of odour, savour, colour 1000 ml 3 4 Download
78 – Sensory analyses on drinking Water: ODOUR and FLAVOUR Drinking water Odour, Flavour 1000 ml 2 2 Download

* To know the matrices and parameters under accreditation, download the detailed scope of accreditation