Services

MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS

Analyses of potable water and treated effluent discharges

  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Total Coliform Bacteria
  • E. coli
  • Wastewater & Industrial Effluent

    Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd provides the following services:

  • Compliance monitoring as per Green-Drop Requirements
  • Assessment of, 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
  • Amongst others, Muratho Laboratory Services and Consulting (Pty) Ltd conducts 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
  • Potable Water

    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