Potable Water

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Our potable water sampling and testing ensures ships drinking water meets all required local and international regulations.

Drinking Water Testing

Using state-of-the-art scientific analysis, we conduct rigorous testing of drinking water using a broad set of parameters to ensure precise, accurate and legally defensible results. These include:

  • Microbiological testing
  • Ultra-trace metals and major anions testing
  • Full range of organic compounds (hydrocarbons, PAH, pesticides, volatiles, PCB, etc.) testing
  • Disinfection by-products testing including halo acetic acids (HAA), trihalomethanes (THM), NDMA, bromate, bromide, chlorate, and chlorite
  • Identification of microparticles of polymers

High Quality Testing

Around the world, the function of monitoring drinking water quality, rests with municipal agencies, non-municipal organizations, and/or private businesses. Clean drinking water is essential to human health. It must be free from contaminants, such as bacteria, heavy metals and pesticides, to avoid adverse health effects. Testing at SGS helps ensure drinking water is safe for humans to consume.

Why SGS?

Our processes, from sampling to reporting, are designed to assist you with your regulatory responsibilities. Wherever you are in the world, we have the expertise to help you with your drinking water testing requirements. With over 95 laboratories in 65 countries around the world, SGS offers a unique network of drinking water testing expertise.

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