Water Testing Services
The Townsville Laboratory Services is an advanced analytical laboratory offering a range of services which are available to the general community. It currently services other shires and councils, hospitals, university and schools and other institutions in the North Queensland area. It is open to the public for a varied suite of soil and water testing.
The laboratory is composed of a chemical laboratory and a microbiological laboratory and is able to provide analysis of open waters, treated drinking water samples, trade waste, sewage and other environmental samples.
- Overview of Townsville Laboratory Services and Capability (PDF 1.3MB)
- Wastewater Analysis (PDF)
- Water Analysis (PDF)
- Biological Analysis and Microbiological Library (PDF)
- Environmental Monitoring (PDF)
- Specialised Analytical Requirements (PDF)
- Sample Chain of Custody Form (PDF)
- Terms of Service for Customers (PDF)
- Laboratory Standard Fees 2017-18 (PDF)
Request an analysis
The Townsville Laboratory can provide advice relating to your analytical needs or test results. Information or advice required beyond this scope will be charged at professional rates. The scientists and technicians are happy to discuss your requirements to suit your analytical needs.
Please note we are located in Townsville, North Queensland and any samples will need to arrive and be processed by our laboratories within 24 hours to maintain analytical credibility.
Laboratory service application portal
The link below is for customers only and will require a Username, Password and Token Code.
For more information on the above portal, please contact Townsville Laboratory on 13 48 10.
The facility is located at:
Douglas Water Treatment Plant
Angus Smith Drive
Douglas, Queensland, Australia, 4814
For more information, please contact the Customer Service Centre or call 13 48 10.