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InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station

InnoVenton Analytical offers a range of chemical tests for determining the quality of drinking water and effluent analysis. Tailor made packages can be designed to meet the needs of each customer depending on the nature of the water sample presented.

Water and Effluent Testing Capabilities

  • Appearance (A description of substance)
  • pH
  • Conductivity (EC)
  • Turbidity
  • Effluent to the sewer according to ByLaw 14 May 2012
  • Effluent according to Schedule K
  • Water (borehole water, human and animal use, portability, irrigation, drinking water):
    • pH, EC
    • Hardness (Ca, Mg), Na, K, Cu, Fe, Mn, HCO3, CO3, Chlorides, TDS
    • Nitrates, Nitrites, Sulphate, Coliforms, E. Coli, TBPC
    • Total bacterial plate count
  • Euro GAP
  • Extraction:
    • Oil & grease
    • Ether extraction
  • IC (Metrohm): Anions
  • Permanganate Value
  • Potability in water (shortened SANS: Coliforms, EC, pH, hardness (Ca, Mg), chlorides, nitrates, nitrites, sulphates, Cu, Fe, Mn, Na)
  • SANS 241
  • Schedule K
  • Settleable Solids (TDS, TSS)
  • Storm water analysis (coliforms, COD, pH, EC, OP, NH4 as N, Cl, NO2 and NO3 as N, SS, Oil and Grease, As, Cd, Cr(IV), Cu, Cn, Fe, Pb, Mn, Hg, Se, B, Zn)
  • Titrando 888 (Metrohm; Determination of chlorides in complex mixtures.)

 

 

 

Contact information
Mrs Louise Hamilton
Technical Manager
Tel: 041-5043245
louise.hamilton@nmmu.ac.za