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Hydrobiology: determination of the macroinvertebrate index IBMWP

[Hidrobiología: determinación del índice IBMWP de macroinvertebrados]

EPTIS factsheet 142353 | Last revision 2023-01-20 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142353 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142353

PT provider
PT provider Laboratorios Tecnológicos de Levante, SL Laboratorios Tecnológicos de Levante, SL
Based in Spain
Language(s) English/Spanish
Remarks This PT consists of two independent phases; the first is a "in situ" sampling and determination of IBMWP in an homogeneous river section (the river is located in Spain), and the second consists of the determination of a preserved sample containing a number of individuals from diferent families of macroinvertebrates. Laboratories can participate either in both phases or only in the second phase (laboratory determination of the sample containing the individuals); this option is meant for participants who are not able to attend the "in situ" phase.
Product groups Water
Testing fields Biology
Environmental conditions
Environmental protection
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Preserved surface water macroinvertebrates individuals Macroinvertebrate index IBMWP Visual determination of the taxons, and calculation of the IBMWP value
Taxonomic identification Visual determination of the taxons, and calculation of the IBMWP value
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Hydrobiological determination laboratories, Environmental protection laboratories
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO 8689, Water Framework Directive WFD, Directive 2000/60/EC
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants Currently around 14, more are welcome!
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 525-695 € (excluded shipping costs)
Regularly operated Yes (once every 2 years)
Year of first operation 2009
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Laboratorios Tecnológicos de Levante, SL
C/Benjamin Franklin, 16 (València Parc Tecnològic)
46980 Paterna

Phone: +34-963561216
Fax: +34963711558
Web: http://www.ltlevante.com http://www.ltlevante.com
Mr. Eduardo Gimeno
Phone: +34-963561216
Fax: +34963711558
Email: aguas@ltlevante.com aguas@ltlevante.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Spain, Mr Miquel Navarro. Mr Miquel Navarro.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5