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Muratho Laboratory Services
& Consulting Services

At Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting, our onsite SANAS accredited laboratory is fully equipped with state-of-the-art machinery to provide microbiological, food safety, and food quality testing. We offer comprehensive services to ensure peace of mind and guarantee quality results in the shortest possible time.

Microbiological Analysis

Our microbiological analysis services include:

  • Analyses of potable water and treated effluent discharges
  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Total Coliform Bacteria
  • E. coli

Wastewater & Industrial Effluent

We provide the following services:

  • Compliance monitoring as per Green-Drop Requirements
  • Assessment and sampling of different process units
  • Assessment of plant performance and compliance
  • Analyses of sewage samples according to DWS guidelines and standards
  • Analyses of industrial effluents according to Municipal by-law requirements

Among others, we conduct the following analyses on raw and treated sewage:

  • Ortho- and Total Phosphate
  • Sludge Volume Index
  • Settleable- and Suspended Solids (SS)

Chemical Analysis

Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd provide Chemical Analysis. This includes the following:

  • Major anions-Alkalinity
  • Chloride
  • Sulphate
  • Fluoride
  • Phosphate
  • Nitrate
  • Major cations-Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Ammonia
  • Manganese
  • Iron


Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd, a SANAS Accredited Testing Laboratory, No: T0391, participates in Proficiency Testing Schemes for both Water Chemistry and Microbiology. Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd provides the following services:

  • Compliance monitoring as per Blue-Drop Requirements
  • Guidance with sampling programs
  • Sampling of purified drinking water at treatment plants and distribution systems
  • Evaluation and inspection of potable water plants
  • Assessment of process units
  • Training of plant operators to conduct sampling according to SANS protocols
  • Laboratory flocculation and stabilization tests to determine optimum dosage
  • Analyses of potable water samples according to SANS 241 requirements
  • Loading of results on the Blue Drop System

Amongst others, Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd conducts the following analyses on potable water:

  • pH, Electrical Conductivity, Total Dissolved Solids, Color, Taste & Odor, Turbidity
  • Ammonia, Nitrate, Chloride, Sulphate, Fluoride
  • Total and Dissolved Organic Carbon, Free Cyanide, Phenols, Trihalo-methanes
  • Microbiology: Total Coliform Bacteria, Faecal & E. coli
  • Metals by ICP-OES or ICP-MS

Swabs Analysis

Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd provide Chemical Analysis. This includes the following:

  • Total plate count
  • Total coliforms
  • Salmonella
  • S.Aureus
  • Listeria SPP
  • E. coli

What Our Client are Saying
About Muratho

Muratho Lab's Vision

To offer the best overall Laboratory Services to individuals and Organizations.

  • Mission
  • Values
Muratho Lab's


We are committed to providing uncompromised, professional, and quality results within the best turnaround time at a competitive cost. We ensure all our services are of the highest quality by acquiring and maintaining accreditation from the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).

Muratho Lab's


  • Excellence: We strive for excellence in everything we do, delivering top-notch services and results.
  • Integrity: We conduct our business with honesty, transparency, and ethical standards.
  • Passion: We are passionate about our work, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes.
  • Confidentiality: We prioritize confidentiality, safeguarding the privacy of our clients' information.
  • Dependability: Clients can rely on us for consistent, reliable, and trustworthy services.