Types of Analysis

Aqualab Signature Types of Analysis


Aqualab has accredited sampling by the NP EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
With a wide experience in the business, this lab performs sampling throughout the Algarve and Alentejo.

The samples are carefully stored in refrigeration suitcases, meeting the following technical norms:

  • ISO 19458, Water quality - Sampling for microbiological analysis.
  • ISO 5667-3, Water quality - Sampling-Part 3: Guidance on the preservation and handling of water samples.
  • ISO 5667-5, Water quality - Sampling-Part 5: Guidance on sampling of drinking water form treatment works and piped distribution systems.
  • ISO 5667-14, Water quality - Sampling-Part 14: Guidance on quality assurance of water sampling and environmental handing.
  • Recommendation No 8/2005 IRAR - Sampling Procedures of water intended for human consumption in public supply systems.



In the microbiology and physical-chemistry laboratories we analyse:

  • Water for human consumption (Decree-Law 306/07)
  • Underground waters
  • Natural and superficial waters
  • Irrigation water
  • Water from swimming pools and water parks
  • Bathing water
  • Industrial water (cooling, circulation, production, etc.)
  • Demineralised water
  • Water for concrete
  • Waste water and industrial effluents
  • Sludge and soils
  • Food
  • Sanitary and hygiene control of handlers, surfaces and utensils
  • Research and Quantification of Legionella pneumophila