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Select a determinand to see laboratories recognised by the Ministry of Health as competent to test for it in drinking-water.

'MAV' is Maximum Allowable Value, as defined in the Drinking-Water Standards for New Zealand 2005.

List 1: Most Common Determinands

Determinand                     Laboratories MAV Short Name
E. coli     45 1 MPN/100mL Ecoli
Faecal Coliforms     22 1 cfu/100ml FC
pH     28 None pH
Total Coliforms     41 1 MPN/100mL TotCol
Turbidity     27 NTU Turb
       

List 2: All 137 Determinands (Alphabetical)

Determinand Laboratories MAV Short Name
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane     3 0.001 mg/L 12B3CP
1,2-Dibromoethane     3 0.0004 mg/L 12BE
1,2-Dichlorobenzene     4 1.5 mg/L 12CBZ
1,2-Dichloroethane     4 0.03 mg/L 12CE
1,2-Dichloroethene     3 0.06 mg/L 12CEE
1,2-Dichloropropane     4 0.05 mg/L 12CP
1,3 Dichloropropene     4 0.02 mg/L 13CEE
1,4-Dichlorobenzene     4 0.4 mg/L 14CBZ
1080     1 0.0035 mg/L 1080
2,4,6-Trichlorophenol     3 0.2 mg/L 246CPH
2,4-DB     2 0.1 mg/L 24DB
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid     2 0.04 mg/L 24D
245Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid     2 0.01 mg/L 245T
Acrylamide     2 0.5 ug/L Acryld
Alachlor     3 0.02 mg/L ALACHL
Aldicarb     2 0.01 mg/L Aldic
Aldrin + Dieldrin     4 0.00004 mg/L ALDIEL
Anatoxin-a     2 0.006 mg/L ANASTX
Antimony     5 0.02 mg/L Sb
Arsenic     6 0.01 mg/L As
Atrazine     3 0.002 mg/L ATRAZ
Azinphos methyl     3 0.004 mg/L AZINPH
Barium     5 0.7 mg/L Ba
Benzene     4 0.01 mg/L BENZ
Benzo[a]pyrene     4 0.0007 mg/L BZAPY
Boron     5 1.4 mg/L B
Bromacil     3 0.4 mg/L BROMAC
Bromate     3 0.01 mg/L BrO3
Bromodichloromethane     4 0.06 mg/L CHBCl2
Bromoform     4 0.1 mg/L CHBr3
Cadmium     6 0.004 mg/L Cd
Calcium     1 mg/L Ca
Carbofuran     3 0.008 mg/L CARBOF
Carbon Tetrachloride     4 0.005 mg/L CCl4
Chlorate     3 0.8 mg/L ClO3
Chlordane     4 0.0002 mg/L Chlord
Chlorine (Elemental)     3 mg/L Cl(E)
Chlorite     3 0.8 mg/L CLO2-
Chloroform     4 0.4 mg/L CHCl3
Chlorotoluron     3 0.04 mg/L CHLOTO
Chlorpyrifos     3 0.04 mg/L CPYF
Chromium     7 0.05 mg/L Cr
Colour     1 TCU COLOUR
Copper     7 2 mg/L Cu
Cryptosporidium species     3 1 oocyst/100L Crypt
Cyanazine     3 0.0007 mg/L CYANZN
Cyanide     2 0.6 mg/L CN
Cyanide (Weak Acid Dissoc.)     1 mg/L CYWAD
Cyanobacteria     3 cells/10ml CYANO
Cylindrospermopsin     2 0.001 mg/L CYLSPM
DDT and Isomers     3 0.001 mg/L DDT
Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate     3 0.009 mg/L D2EHPT
Dibromoacetonitrile     2 0.08 mg/L DBACNI
Dibromochloromethane     4 0.15 mg/L CHB2CL
Dibromomethane     1 mg/L DBM
Dichloroacetic acid     2 0.05 mg/L DCA
Dichloroacetonitrile     2 0.02 mg/L DCACNI
Dichloromethane     4 0.02 mg/L CH2Cl2
Dichlorprop     2 0.1 mg/L DCPROP
Dimethoate     3 0.008 mg/L DMEOAT
Diuron     3 0.02 mg/L DIURON
E. coli     45 1 MPN/100mL Ecoli
EDTA (Editic Acid)     1 0.7 mg/L EDTA
Endrin     4 0.001 mg/L ENDRIN
Epichlorohydrin     2 0.5 ug/L Epichl
Ethylbenzene     4 0.3 mg/L EBZ
Faecal Coliforms     22 1 cfu/100ml FC
Fenoprop     2 0.01 mg/L Fenopr
Fluoride     13 1.5 mg/L F
Free Available Chlorine     18 5 mg/L FAC
Free Cyanide     1 0.6 mg/L CNFREE
Giardia species     3 1 cyst/100L Giard
Hexachlorobutadiene     3 0.7 ug/L HEXCBD
Hexazinone     3 0.4 mg/L HEXAZN
Homoanatoxin-a     1 0.002 mg/L HOMANA
Isoproturon     2 0.01 mg/L ISOPRO
Lead     6 0.01 mg/L Pb
Lindane     4 0.002 mg/L LINDAN
Manganese     7 0.4 mg/L Mn
MAV sum ratio for HAAs     2 1 None MAVHAA
MAV sum ratio for NO3 and NO2     1 1 None MAVNOx
MAV sum ratio for THMs     2 1 None MAVTHM
MAV sum ratio Haloacetonitrile     1 1 None MAVACN
MCPA     2 0.002 mg/L MCPA
Mecoprop     2 0.01 mg/L MECO
Mercury     5 0.007 mg/L Hg
Metalaxyl     3 0.1 mg/L METAXL
Methoxychlor     4 0.02 mg/L MOXYCL
Metolachlor     3 0.01 mg/L Metola
Metribuzin     3 0.07 mg/L METBZN
Microcystins     3 0.001 mg/L MICCYS
Molinate     3 0.007 mg/L Molina
Molybdenum     5 0.07 mg/L Mo
Monochloramine     2 3 mg/L NH2Cl
Monochloroacetic Acid     2 0.02 mg/L CACA
Nickel     7 0.08 mg/L Ni
Nitrate (as NO3)     8 50 mg/L NO3
Nitrate Nitrogen     2 11.3 mg/L NO3N
Nitrite (as NO2)     8 0.2 mg/L NO2
Nitrite Nitrogen     2 0.06 mg/L NO2N
Nitrogen     1 mg/L N
Nodularin     3 0.001 mg/L NODLAR
o,p-DDT     2 0.001 mg/L opDDT
Oryzalin     3 0.4 mg/L ORYZLN
Oxadiazon     3 0.2 mg/L OXADZN
p,p-DDT     2 0.001 mg/L ppDDT
Pendimethalin     3 0.02 mg/L Pendim
Pentachlorophenol     2 0.009 mg/L PCP
pH     28 None pH
Picloram     2 0.2 mg/L PICLOR
Pirimiphos methyl     3 0.1 mg/L PIRIMM
Pirimisulfuron methyl     2 0.9 mg/L PIRSUL
Plumbosolvent water     1 1 None Plumbo
Procymidone     3 0.7 mg/L PROCYM
Propazine     3 0.07 mg/L PROPZN
Pyriproxifen     3 0.4 mg/L Pyprox
Selenium     5 0.01 mg/L Se
Simazine     3 0.002 mg/L SIMAZN
Styrene     4 0.03 mg/L Styren
Temperature     10 deg C TEMP
Terbacil     3 0.04 mg/L Terbcl
Terbuthylazine     3 0.008 mg/L TERBAZ
Tetrachloroethene     4 0.05 mg/L T4CE
Thiabendazole     3 0.4 mg/L THIBZL
Toluene     4 0.8 mg/L TOLUEN
Total Chlorine     2 mg/L TCl
Total Coliforms     41 1 MPN/100mL TotCol
Total Cyanide (as CN)     2 0.6 mg/L TCN
Trichloroacetic acid     2 0.2 mg/L TCA
Trichloroethene     4 0.02 mg/L T3CEE
Triclopyr     2 0.1 mg/L TRICHL
Trifluralin     3 0.03 mg/L TRIFLU
Trihalomethanes     3 mg/L THM
Turbidity     27 NTU Turb
Uranium     5 0.02 mg/L U
Vinyl Chloride     4 0.0003 mg/L VINYLC
Xylenes     4 0.6 mg/L Xylene
       

 

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