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Water Laborato​ry​

Water Services Laboratory of the Department of Water Services provides analytical services for the quality of drinking water. This is to ensure the quality of water is clean and safe for public use.
The laboratory is also known to provide water testing for interested parties in the food, textile, services, communication and military industries.

The Water Services Laboratory has achieved a high level of quality management and technical competence through accreditation under the Singapore Accreditation Council - Singapore Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (SAC-SINGLAS). The laboratory achieved ISO 17025 – General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
  • Ensures that its quality management system meets international standards.
  • Provides confidence to clients and stakeholders.
The Water Services Laboratory has a history that can be traced back to as far as 1974 staffed by a Chemist and local manpower. The laboratory was then situated in the old building at Jalan Tasek Lama.
The Water Services Laboratory provides two main services: testing & sampling.
Water testing methods used in the laboratory are according to international procedures as in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater.