ERWAT Laboratory services, a SANAS 17025 accredited laboratory, offers the water industry a wide variety of services in the fields of chemical and microbiological analyses, as well as expert advice on water-related problems.

Main Objectives:

  • To serve clients and the environment
  • To support clients in wastewater investigations
  • To analyse low to high-range concentrations on samples
  • To handle large volumes of samples
  • To offer affordable scientific services in a short turnaround time


Chemical and microbiological analysis

Analysis of wastewater, drinking water, swimming pool water, dairy and food products, rivers and boreholes


Evaluation of effluent processes, dams, lakes and river systems

Wastewater and potable water treatment

Operation and management

Process control

Monitoring programmes

Process problem solving

Industrial Processes

Industrial processes and effluent monitoring programmes

Industrial effluent treatment, plant operation and control

Product loss control and effluent quality surveys

Pollution risk surveys

Sewer and storm-water pollution control

Oil-trap monitoring and services

Effluent process optimisation


Assistance with the drafting and implementation of municipal wastewater discharge permits or by-laws


Monitoring programmes

Automatic liquid sample hire

Borehole sampling and analysis

Chemical and microbiological evaluations


Wastewater effluent plant operation, troubleshooting and problem solving


Telephone: +27 11 929 7000

Facsimile: +27 11 929 7031


General email:

Laboratory email:

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