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Provider Details Queensland Urban Utilities – Scientific Analytical Services

Email: saslab@urbanutilities.com.au
Website: www.urbanutilities.com.au/SAS
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. See capability document.
Qualifications and experience of laboratory personnel Our Management Team has over 100 years collective experience in the water industry. See capability document. Staff qualifications range from Associate Diploma to Bachelor Degree with Honours / Distinction.
Additional documentation

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

  • Analyse water, wastewater, trade waste, environmental, soil and air samples
  • Provide sampling services, including on-site analyses
  • Design and implement sampling programs
  • Provide NATA endorsed laboratory reports
  • Interpret data to help clients make decisions about operational changes to meet regulatory compliance and monitoring requirements
  • Assist clients with water quality enquiries

Fast Facts

  • NATA accreditation has been held continuously since 1996
  • SAS Laboratory employs 40 staff and operates from a 1,650m2 purpose designed laboratory in Darra
  • There are three specialist laboratories under one roof, with a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment and technology
  • Key staff have more than 100 years of collective experience in the water industry
  • The client base includes a wide range of both public and private sector customers
  • The laboratory operates the LTech LIMS1 laboratory information management system

Key points of difference

  • Quality results
  • 120 years of industry knowledge and experience
  • Superior, prompt and reliable customer service
  • Value for money
  • NATA accredited, world-class laboratory services