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SADCMET PROFICIENCY TEST FOR MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF POTABLE WATER IN AFRICA

EPTIS factsheet 247035 | Last revision 2016-07-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts247035 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts247035

PT provider
PT provider BOBS - Botswana Bureau of Standards BOBS - Botswana Bureau of Standards
Based in Botswana
Language(s) English
Remarks The Scheme is aimed at building capacity for Water testing laboratories in Africa
Keywords
Product groups Water
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Potable water 1. Total coliform bacteria -
2. E. Coli -
3. Coliform bacteria at 44°C -
4. Enterococci (Fecal Streptococci) -
5. Pseudomonas aeruginosa -
6. Sulphite-reducing Clostridia -
7. Total Plate Count at 37oC/48 hours -
8. Total Plate Count at 22oC/72 hours -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Water Testing laboratories in the African region
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 70 laboratories
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee USD 180
Regularly operated Yes (Once every year)
Year of first operation
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
BOBS - Botswana Bureau of Standards
Private Bag BO 48
Gaborone
Botswana

Phone: +267 390 3200/ +267 364 5690
Fax: +267 391 0597
Managing Director
Phone:
Fax:
Email: sadcmetmicropt@bobstandards.bw sadcmetmicropt@bobstandards.bw
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Botswana, Mr Donald Masuku. Mr Donald Masuku.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21