Water is of utmost importance in the agricultural, livestock, and industrial sectors, and it is a key asset for sustainability and life on the planet. The poor condition of water can have a serious effect on human health and the environment. This is why an accredited laboratory like Aconsa pursues the healthy and sustainable use of water to safeguard compliance with the different regulations and laws and optimise the comprehensive management of the entire laboratory process, from sampling to submission of the final results.
Our processes for detecting Legionella in water have been accredited by ISO/IEC 17025 since 2012. We work in any matrices where Legionella may be present, from water coming from drinking water distribution networks (hotels, hospitals, sports facilities, etc.) to water coming from industrial circuits (cooling towers, industrial humidifiers, evaporative condensers, etc.). Our work is characterised by rapid sample processing, which allows us to immediately inform clients of any positive results.Learn more
We offer a wide variety of chemical, microbiological, chromatographic and organoleptic analyses, whose purpose is to detect micro-organisms like Escherichia coli, Enterococci, Clostridium perfringens, faecal and total coliform bacteria, as well as heavy metals, calcium, pesticides, pH, conductivity, etc. As a result, these analyses aim to avoid bacterial diseases and short- and long-term poisonings and to ensure that water quality (odour, colour, taste) is as good as possible, while observing criteria such as those contained in standard UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025.
At our biology laboratory we utilise techniques to detect pathogens like Salmonella, Listeria or E. Coli, and we perform polymerase chain reaction (PCR).