List details
List number SL006
Commencement date19 May 2020
Reviewed Annually
Managed byStrategic Sourcing

About this list

At the time of establishment, the List contained five (5) categories of service (each with multiple sub-categories - members may be approved for some or all).

  • Microbiological/Bacteriological
  • General Chemistry
  • Metals
  • Organics
  • Radiological

From time to time, as the need arises, Power and Water may amend the List to include further categories or remove current categories as necessary. If further categories are added, all current List Members will be able to apply for prequalification to the additional schedules.

Provide independent, NATA accredited (where applicable) laboratory analysis on sample matrices including; Water, Waste Water, Biosolids and Sediments, complying with preservation and holding time requirements, consistent with industry recognised standards eg. AS 5667.1 and ANZECC 2000.

Use appropriate methods and detection limits (eg. Limit of reporting (LOR’s)) suitable for evaluation and comparison with relevant guidelines including:

  • the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG’s)
  • ANZECC guidelines
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) health based guidance values
  • Darwin Harbour Water Quality Objectives (Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources)
  • Power and Waters Trade Waste Code etc.

Laboratories are expected to provide electronic deliverables including: Chain of Custodies (COC’s), Sample Receipt Advice/Notifications (SRA/SRN’s), Certificate of Analysis (COA), Reports, Summaries as well as any applicable Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) data.

Power and Water currently utilise a database developed by SRA called EnviroSys (

Conditions of tendering/quotation are standard conditions that outline the rules that apply to suppliers and the Power and Water Corporation when conducting a procurement process.

View our standard terms and conditions

SupplierStateMicrobiological/BacteriologicalGeneral ChemistryMetalsOrganicsRadiological
ALS Limited Australian Laboratory Services Pty. Ltd.NTYESYESYESYESYES
Australian Water Quality CentreSA YESYESYESYESYES
Brett Water Science Pty Ltd T/as Microalgal ServicesVICYESNONONONO
Charles Darwin UniversityNTYES (Partial)YES (Partial)YESNONO
Department of Primary Industry and ResourcesNTYES (Partial)YES (Partial)YES (Partial)NONO
Eurofins Environment Testing Australia Pty LtdVIC YES (Partial)YESYESYESYES
Intertek Testing Services (Australia) Pty LtdNTYES (Non-NATA)YESYESNONO
Menzies School of Health ResearchNTYES (Partial)NONONONO
Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific ServicesQLDNONONONOYES
Tropical Water Solutions Pty Ltd
*Accepted for Algae Count/Speciation and Blue/Green Algae only

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