Water Testing

Quality Assessment – Know your Water

Water Testing Services

Spectralab undertakes customer driven analyses and is able to recommend a testing service which covers a comprehensive range of chemical and microbiological parameters required to assess suitability for human consumption and use. We offer a broad range of general chemistry, organic and inorganic tests for drinking water, surface water, groundwater, and wastewater.  We offer testing services ranging from domestic customers to large and small companies covering all types of water across a broad range of industries.

Based on your needs and requirements for scientific testing services, our technical team can advise which analysis may best suite your situation

Industries We Serve

  • Water Utilities
  • Water Treatment
  • Food and Beverages Manufacturers
  • Bottled Water Companies
  • Leisure Industry
  • Residential Homes
  • Schools and Hospitality
  • Hospitals
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Sample types include

  • Drinking Water (Potable and Domestic Water)
  • Packaged Drinking Water
  • Natural Mineral Water
  • Private Water Supplies
  • Swimming Pool and Spa Water
  • Process Water
  • Waste Water(Industrial and Domestic)
  • RO (Reverse Osmosis) Water
  • Borehole, wells and rainwater tanks
  • Industrial Cooling water
  • Irrigation water
  • Water Suitability for construction purpose

Key Laboratory Water Parameters Tested:

  • Hardness 
  • Anions – Bromide, Chloride, Flouride, Nitrite, Nitrate, Phosphate, Sulfate
  • Nitrate 
  • Nitrite 
  • Amonical nitrogen 
  • Total nitrogen 
  • Free ammonia 
  • Phosphate Fluoride 
  • Chloride 
  • Residual free chlorine
  • Sulphate 
  • Sulphide 
  • Silica 
  • Phenolic compounds 
  • Oil & Grease
  • Anionic surface active agents (as MBAS)
  • Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
  • Chemical oxygen demand (COD)
  • Copper 
  • Iron 
  • Manganese 
  • Zinc 
  • Silver 
  • Aluminium 
  • Selenium
  • Sodium (as Na)
  • Calcium(as Ca)
  • Magnesium (as Mg)
  • Antimony 
  • pH
  • Colour
  • Odour
  • Temperature
  • Turbidity
  • EC (Conductivity)
  • Total solids / non volatile residue 
  • Total Dissolved solids (TDS)
  • Total Suspended Solids (TSS) or suspended matter
  • Organic Solids
  • Inorganic Solids
  • Acidity
  • Total Alkalinity (as CaCO3)
  • Dissolved oxygen (DO) 
  • Zinc
  • coli
  • Coliforms
  • Faecal coliforms
  • Aerobic Microbial Count
  • Yeast and Moulds
  • Shigella
  • Vibrio cholera
  • Heterotrophic plate count
  • Enterococci
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Faecal Streptococci
  • Sulphite reducing anaerobes
  • Campylobacter
  • Legionella
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Salmonella
  • Mercury (as Hg)
  • Cadmium (as Cd)
  • Arsenic (as As)
  • Cyanide (as CN)
  • Lead (as Pb)
  • Chromium (as Cr)
  • Hexavalent Chromium (as Cr6+)
  • Nickel (as Ni)
  • Vanadium (as V)
  • Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)
  • Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons )(PAH)
  • Pesticide Residues
  • VOCs
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Know your Water - What's inside?

About Us

We are a full service analytical testing laboratory located in Nairobi that serves Water, Food and Beverages, Feed, Environmental, Agriculture and Geotechnical sectors

Contact Us

  • 0775 - 502 222, 0774 - 088 11
  • lab@spectralab.co.ke
  • Credit Bank Hse, 1st Flr Butere Road, off Dar es Salaam Road