Water and Environmental Engineering Laboratory

Access the lab

The lab is located in KC1.101, KC1.106 and KC2.101

To discuss you laboratory requirements, arrange a meeting by email with the technical officers: Leanne Farago or Candice Chan

Valuable references

  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 22nd Edition, 2012;
  • AS/NZS 5667:1998, Water quality – Sampling

Equipment available

Water Analysis

Please see technical staff for use and further information.

NameDetails/specificationsInduction requirement
UV/VIS Spectrophotometer PHARO 30

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Water analysis

Analytical parameters (PDF, 213.7KB)

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VIS Spectrophotometer DR3900

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Water analysis

More information about the equipment and list of analytical parameters

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Total Organic Carbon/Total Nitrogen Analyser

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Water analysis

More information about the equipment

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IDEXX Analysis System

Location: KC2.101

Uses: Coliform and E.coli analysis

More information about the equipment

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Water quality meters

Location: KC1.106

Uses: measurement of pH, DO, EC, ORP, temperature, turbidity

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Analytical Balances

Location: KC1.101, KC1.106, KC2.101

Weighing capacity: 110g, 220g, 2200g, 5000g

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Drying Oven

Location: KC1.106 and KC2.101

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Muffle Furnace

Location: KC1.106

Use: To determine the non-combustible and non-volatile proportion of sample

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Moisture Analyser

Location: KC2.101

Use: Measure moisture content

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Shaking Water Bath

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Maintaining constant temperature

Temperature range: +20°C to +99.9°C

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Water purifier

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Produces ultrapure water

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Ultrasonic Bath

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Cleaning

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Magnetic Stirring Hotplate

Location: KC1.106

Uses: Mixing and heating of low-viscosity fluids.

Max temperature: 300 °C

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Jartester

Location: KC2.101

Use: Flocculation testing

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Platform Mixer

Location: KC1.106

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Mobile Water Monitoring Station

Use: Water sampling, water quality monitoring and data logging

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Water Experimental

Please see technical staff for use and further information.

NameDetails/specificationsInduction requirement

Ozone Production System

Location: KC2.108

Operating Manual (DOCX, 3.2MB)

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Sand Filter Column

Location: KC1.101

Use: Measuring infiltration

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Forward Osmosis System

Location: See technical staff

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Pressure Filtration System

Location: KC1.101

Use: Reverse Osmosis

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Membrane Distillation Equipment

Location: KC1.101

Use: Water separation technique

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Electrodialysis Equipment

Location: KC1.101

Use: Demineralise wastewater

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