water is precious – Know your water quality!

Testing laboratory services

Aquatico is a SANAS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited analytical testing laboratory. We offer our clients a wide range of accredited testing analyses (inorganic, organic & bacteriological). In order to deliver fast and accurate results, we make use of advanced science, highly qualified scientific personnel and modern laboratory facilities.

We ensure that our laboratory leads the way by keeping abreast of international trends and technologies and attending international laboratory expos and conferences. We are also constantly increasing our range of analyses to cater for the diverse nature of our clients’ requirements. Please speak to us about your unique requirements.

SANAS Accredited Laboratory

Water, dust, occupational hygiene and mineral waste testing lab

Aquatico specialises in the following laboratory tests:

Aquatico’s water quality testing laboratory is SANAS accredited (No T0685) and governed by ISO/IEC 17025:2017. It is our goal to remain agile in this ever-evolving industry and continually strive to extend our current scope of analytical water services.

The Aquatic Laboratory is a SANAS  ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory (T0818) and offers a range of occupational hygiene analyses.


Dust deposition analysis is conducted in accordance with ASTM methodology. Collected sample containers are transported to the laboratory under controlled conditions where analyses are conducted under SANAS accreditation and ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation (No T0685).

Mineral waste analysis forms part of the waste hierarchy and aims to reduce impacts of waste. Aquatico tests various types of mineral waste in our laboratory to assist clients with their waste management.

Why use the Aquatico Laboratory?

Unique Software

Over the past 20 years, we have developed a unique software management system to ensure the integrity of laboratory results through a rigorous set of quality procedures. This reliance on upper-end technology greatly eliminates human error.

Improved Turn around Times

Our software system allows for a turnaround time of a, < 7-10 working days. Should a client require urgent results, we are able to action and process priority samples within an even shorter time period.


Aquatico is a SANAS Accredited Testing Laboratory, No T0685 governed by ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Scope of accreditation include Hydrochemical, Microbiological and Environmental analyses (Accreditation schedule available on SANAS website).

Proficiency testing

The analytical laboratory takes part in the SANAS accredited SABS Proficiency Testing Scheme (PTS0003) for hydro-chemical analysis as well as the National Laboratory Association (NLA) Proficiency Testing Scheme for microbiological laboratories.

Inorganic Analyses

•    Major Anions (Cl, F, SO4, NO3, PO4)
•    Major Cations (Ca, K, Mg, Na, Al, Fe, Mn)
•    Metal Content (Zn, Pb, Cu, Hg, etc)
•    SANS241 Drinking Water Analyses

Bacteriological Analyses

•    Total Coliforms and
•    Faecal Coliforms
•    Salmonella
•    Cholera

Organic Analyses

•    BTEX
•    TPH
•    PAH
•    Total Oil & Grease content (SOG

How we work


We schedule all of your frequent sampling & analysis for you.


We utilise a team of skilled technicians trained in sampling any medium. 


We perform extensive analyses of air, water & soil samples in our state-of-the-art laboratories.