Environmental Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology

Our Environmental Microbiology Section specializes in assisting you to monitor microbiological parameters to ensure the safety of your employees, customers, other stakeholders and the environment. We can test almost any matrix you desire and we will advise you on the best way to move forward with the results of your tests.

Some of the services provided include:

Wastewater Monitoring

  • Five Day Biochemical Oxygen Demand
  • Enumeration and Identification of Coliforms (Total Coliforms, Faecal Coliforms and E.coli)

Recreational Water Monitoring

  • Enumeration and Identification of Coliforms (Total Coliforms, Faecal Coliforms, E.coli)
  • Enumeration and Identification of Enterococcus sp.

Testing of Chemicals

  • Biodegradability Analysis
  • Enumeration of Viable Bacteria and Fungi in liquid fuels

Indoor Air Quality Assessments

  • Spore Trap Testing (for fungal spores and other airborne particulates)
  • Culturable/Viable Bacterial Counts
  • Culturable/Viable Fungal Counts
  • Temperature/Humidity Measurements

Specialized Services

  • Sampling (water, wastewater, air, swabs, bulk, soil)
  • Development of environmental monitoring plans
  • Sewage Contamination Assessments in Buildings
  • Microbiological Indoor Air Quality Assessments