|Urban Utilities – Scientific Analytical Services
Website: SAS laboratory
Phone: 07 3856 7550
Address: 180 Ashridge Rd Darra 4076
| Hours of business (for receipt of samples)
|Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm except by arrangement
|Do you offer external laboratory services?
|All services performed are offered to external customers.
|Summary of the lab's accreditations / QA processes
|SAS is NATA accredited under ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for chemical and biological analysis of water, wastewater, environmental waters and sampling/field analysis, including aquatic biology (algae) and chlorophyll. Also accredited for sampling and analysis of airborne bacteria and fungi.
|Analytical services provided - drinking water
|Water supply analysis – general chemistry, metals, disinfection by-products, taste and odour compounds, water microbiology, nitrogen and phosphorus, field analysis for pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, redox potential and temperature, algae identification and counting, chlorophyll.
|Analytical services provided - sewerage/ recycled water
|Wastewater analysis - BOD5, COD, TOC, SS, oil and grease, volatile acids, biosolids, metals, coliforms, faecal coliforms, general chemistry
|Plans to offer further services or specialisations in future
|SAS maintains a watching brief on water quality issues and expands its capability in accordance with legislative, environmental and client requirements.
|Summary of pricing policy
|Analyses are priced per line item of in suites, depending on the analytes involved. Discounts are offered for regular customers or for quantity.
|Qualifications and experience of laboratory personnel
|Our Management Team has over 100 years collective experience in the water industry. Staff qualifications range from Associate Diploma to Bachelor Degree with Honours / Distinction.
Scientific Analytical Services
For more than 120 years, Scientific Analytical Services (SAS Laboratory) has been Queensland’s preferred scientific laboratory, providing analytical support and scientific advice to government and industry. SAS Laboratory has expertise in on-site monitoring and sampling, microbiological and chemical analysis, and reporting and advisory services across the water, wastewater and environmental sectors./p>
SAS Laboratory services
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