Potable Water Testing


NEW – Analysis of Potable Water:


Coliert is a ISO Method

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) uses Colilert-18 as the worldwide ISO standard 9308-2:2012 for detecting total coliforms and E. coli in water.

Detection Limit

The Colilert test detects coliforms and E. coli at 1 organism/100 mL.

Types of water testing

The Colilert test is U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved for several types of regulated water including:
Drinking water – total coliforms and E. coli
Surface/source water – E. coli
Ground water – E. coli
Ambient waters – E. coli including fresh, marine or estuarine surface water used for recreation, propagation of fish, shellfish, or wildlife; agriculture; industry;
From collection to results can normally be completed in 24 hours.
All water samples require 100 mL of sample to perform the test and correct sample handling is required to receive accurate results.

What is the purpose of testing?

Safety of your customers is our utmost concern and Midwest Microlab is dedicated to providing accurate results, expeditiously.