To ensure that the analytical testing is performed to the highest possible standard, the Water Quality Laboratory maintains both the mandatory approval required by the Province and voluntarily participates in several other types of programs.
Water Bacteriology Testing Laboratory Approval Certificate
Issued by the BC Provincial Health Officer for bacteriological testing of drinking water in the Province of British Columbia
Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing Program Certificate of Participation
Issued by the Advisory Committee for Water Bacteriology Laboratories, which is operated by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia
Ecosystem Inter-laboratory Quality Assurance Program
Administered and operated by the National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario