B.N. Kirk (Natal) has a dedicated Chemistry Laboratory as well as a state-of-the-art Instrumentation Laboratory operating both an ICP- OES and GC-MS.
We test for a wide variety of determinants and have several accredited test methods, with further test methods planned for future accreditation.
Below is a list of some of the Water Chemistry testing conducted by B.N. Kirk (Natal):
30 min settlement
Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) *
Detergents / Anionic surfactants
Kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN)
Oxygen absorbed *
Sludge Volume Index (SVI)
Sodium Absorption Ratio (SAR)
Soap oil grease
Total dissolved solids - 550 °C
Total dissolved solids - 180 °C *
Total Solids 105 °C
Veg / min oil content
Volatile acid alkalinity
In addition we make use of GC-MS analysis and are able to test for the following:
Total Trihalomethanes THM's
Please Note: All SANAS Accredited test methods are marked with an *
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