With experience and expertise, ALS offers a wide range of accurate, reliable, and accredited analyses of sludge.
Care should always be taken when applying sewage sludge to land to prevent any form of adverse environmental impact. The sludge must not contain non-degradable materials, such as plastics, which would make land disposal unsightly. Movement of sludge by tanker from sewage treatment plant to agricultural land can create traffic problems and give rise to noise and odour nuisance.
Methods, regulations, and accrediations may vary depending on ALS location.
Utilising our state of the art ICP-MS and ICP-OES instruments for the analysis of metals, ALS is able to meet your project needs. In addition to chemical analysis ALS is able to offer a broad portfolio of microbiological analysis on sludge samples. This list includes organisms such as:
- Aerobic colony count