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Water Proficiency Tests


Water is fundamental to human need and with each person on earth requiring at least 20 to 50 litres of clean, safe water a day for drinking, cooking and simply keeping clean. Yet access to clean, safe water is something that many of us take for granted, and ensuring the quality of our water supplies relies upon the analysis performed by laboratories globally. Our range of water proficiency testing schemes provide the opportunity to monitor your laboratory water quality.

Water Rounds Still Available:

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Proficiency Test Start Date Matrix Analytes Approx. Size
DWC0502 14/11/2016 Water Inorganic Disinfection By-products 125ml
DWC0603 05/12/2016 Water Trihalomethanes/Chlorinated Solvents 125ml
DWC0108 06/12/2016 Water Total Coliforms -Escherichia coli tablet+diluent
DWC0208 06/12/2016 Water Colony Counts (22°C/3 days & 37°C/2 days) tablet+diluent
DWC0308 06/11/2016 Water Enterococci -Clostridium perfringens tablet+diluent

Since its inception in 1997 Fapas has distributed 33 drinking water simulated contamination exercises that have over the years produced a wealth of useful analytical information. Results obtained and the lessons learned by participants have helped and will continue to help laboratories to produce clear analytical strategies for dealing with emergency sample incidents.


Join us at WWEM (Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring) 2016

Join Barry May at Fapas (Fera's proficiency testing) to discuss various issues around protection of drinking water and how this is a testing time. WWEM (Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring 2016

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  • Constant review of submitted & statistical results from technical & external viewpoints
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