The Rotorua Lakes Council Environmental Laboratory is IANZ accredited to NZS/ISO/IEC 17025. This accreditation ensures that our laboratory meets stringent international standards of technical competence, reliability and quality management.
Internal audits of targeted areas are carried out monthly, and the laboratory participates in regular ILCP (inter-laboratory comparison programme) testing rounds. These ILCP results help ensure continued proficiency in chemical, physical and microbiological testing performed at the lab.
The laboratory is also registered with the Ministry of Health as an approved laboratory for testing drinking (potable) water to confirm compliance with the New Zealand Drinking Water Standards 2005.