Queensland Water Directory Laboratory Services Gold Coast

Provider Details City of Gold Coast Laboratory Services

Email: scientificservices@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Website: www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/environment/laboratory-services-7878.html
Phone: 07 5581 1960
Address: Scientific Services Laboratory,  Smart Water Research Centre, Edmund Rice Drive, Southport QLD 4215
Hours of business (for receipt of samples)
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm except by prior arrangement
Do you offer external laboratory services? Yes
Summary of the lab's accreditations/ QA processes
Scientific Services laboratory is NATA accredited under ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for the chemical and biological analysis of water, wastewater, environmental waters, sample collection and in situ analysis.
Analytical services provided - drinking water Chemical and Microbiological analysis of reticulated water to comply with NHMRC guidelines. Scope of accreditation available on NATA website. Refer to list of analyses in additional documentation.

Analytical services provided - sewerage/ recycled water Chemical and Microbiological analyses as listed in additional documentation below.
Plans to offer further services or specialisations in future
Summary of pricing policy Analyses are priced per line item, combination or suite price. Discounts are available for larger or regular requests. Please contact the laboratory for a quotation.
Qualifications and experience of laboratory personnel All senior staff have tertiary qualifications in relevant scientific fields ranging from Diploma to PhD.
Additional documentation Physical and Aggregate Constituents
Alkalinity, Chlorine – Free / Total, Chlorophyll a, Colour – Apparent / True, Conductivity / Total Dissolved Salts, Hardness, Oil and Grease, Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Redox Potential, Salinity, Solids – Suspended / Total / Volatile / Total Dissolved, Temperature, Transmittance, Turbidity
Nutrients
Nitrogen – Ammonia / Nitrate / Nitrite / Oxidised / Organic / Total Kjeldahl / Total, Phosphorus – Orthophosphate, Total
Inorganics
Boron, Chloride, Chlorine, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Fluoride
Metals
Aluminium, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Lithium, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Potassium, Silver, Sodium, Strontium, Zinc
Organics
BTEX, Trihalomethanes, Petroleum Hydrocarbons
Microbiological
Coliphages – FRNA / Somatic, Clostridium perfringens, E. coli, Total Coliforms, Thermotolerant (Faecal) Coliforms, Enterococci, Faecal Streptococci, Plate Count, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonellae, Algal Count, Identification and Biovolume