Water Quality Laboratory

In accordance with the Water and Sewage Act, 2002, the Hydrometeorological Service has been tasked with the monitoring of water quality throughout Guyana. To fulfil these stipulations, the Water Quality Laboratory was established and officially on October 23, 2019, and officially commissioned.

Current Laboratory Deliverables

  • On Site Testing
  • pH
  • Temperature
  • Conductivity
  • Salinity
  • Total Dissolved Solids
  • Turbidity
  • Chlorine, Total
  • Dissolved Oxygen

Lab Testing

  • Nitrate
  • Reactive Phosphorus
  • Iron

Steps to apply for testing:

  1. Send email to Chief Hydrometeorological Officer requesting water quality sampling.
  2. Meet with Water Quality Staff to discuss specifications of testing assignment
  3. Fill out Sample Testing Request Form to begin testing assignment.