The section for Pre-analyses and the section for Water Chemistry Analyses are NIVA’s contact point for mainly chemical analyzes that are carried out in NIVA's own laboratory and external laboratories.
Most analyses are accredited according to NS-EN ISO 17025 under TEST 009. Examples of analyses being carried out are pH, conductivity, alkalinity, organic content, nutrient salts, metals, etc in different matrices.
The laboratory offers a modern and advanced instrument park including ICP-MS, Brooks Rand Hg analyzer, Ion Chromatograph, Scales auto analyzer, and element Analyzers.
NIVA is also arranging proficiency testing (PT) programmes, also known as intercomparison tests. For cost reasons, NIVA is not accredited specifically for arranging these tests, but the tests are being arranged in our accredited laboratory by personell working in the accredited system
i) watercourses including drinking water parameters
ii) industrial wastewater
Read more about our services here: Water analyses, analysis, analytical chemistry, ecotoxicological testing, microscopy, collection of algal cultures