Quality Assurance and Control Department
In order to cover all analytical needs for CLEQM laboratory, five professional departments were established to cover all analysis needs for water quality monitoring are Inorganic, Organic, microbiology, Biology & ecotoxicology, and soil departments. These departments are fully controlled by a full scale and strict enforcement of QA/QC program under ISO/IEC 17025-1999, general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
CLEQM is an internationally accredited facility, obtained its accreditation from CAEAL (Canadian Association for Environmental Analytical Laboratories) since 2005. It has been a member of the Canadian Association for Environmental Analytical Laboratories (CAEAL) since 2004 with membership# 3409. The system insures a full scale enforcement of QA/QC program under ISO/IEC 17025 -1999, general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. To provide accurate analytical data for its clients, CLEQM analytical services are controlled through the implementation of ISO 17025. All analytical methods are regularly checked to accuracy, precision and reproducibility by analysis of certified reference standards and participation in inter laboratory comparison programmes.