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CLS offers the following services to the Environmental industry

CLS performs an extensive range of environmental sampling followed by chemical and microbiological analysis at its INAB accredited testing laboratories Reg No. 108T CLS delivers a professional service in all aspects of environmental monitoring fromIPPC, Waste and Discharge license requirements to air & noise assessments. We monitor in compliance with regulatory requirements at landfill and waste facilities and treatment plants. CLS performs flow & load surveys and has extensive knowledge and experience in sampling from surface water, groundwater and drinking water sources. CLS’s state of the art laboratories are fully equipped with all necessary infrastructure to store, handle and analyse large numbers of samples.


Environmental Service

Listed below is an example of the Environmental Service as per the Environmental Industry:

  • Jar Testing (Settlement & DAF)
  • Major Cations and Anions
  • Heavy Metals by ICP-MS
  • Total Nitrogen, Phosphorus
  • Chloride, Sulphate, Total Hardness
  • Wet Chemistry Parameters
  • UVT & UVA
  • Detergent
  • PH, Turbidity, Colour
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • Conductivity
  • TOC, DOD, COD, BOD, Phosphate, Ammonia
  • Sludge Analysis,
  • Nitrate & Nitrite
  • THM Formation Potential
  • Suspended Solids
  • PAH 16
  • (TPH) Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
  • Assessments of water and soil contamination following fuel spills. TPH CWG analysis (aliphatic/aromatic split and carbon banding)
  • Mineral Oil
  • Dustfall Analysis
  • Noise & Vibration Monitoring
  • TON
  • PCBs
  • VOCs
  • Pesticides
  • Organic/ Inorganic Chemistry

Specialist sampling areas

  • Drinking water
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Raw and Treated Waters
  • Lakes & Rivers
  • Boreholes & Wells
  • Landfill Leachates
  • Sludge
  • Flow & Load Surveys, Composite Sampling
  • Environmental Baseline Studies
  • Validation and Commissioning

Quality Systems

At CLS we are committed to ensuring the integrity and quality of results and services without compromise. We use the most up to date processes and procedures in our INAB accredited testing laboratory Reg. No. 108T .CLS operates within a robust and extensive quality management system which is regularly audited through an extensive audit programme. Our teams are fully qualified professionals operating a rigorous proficiency testing policy to further monitor our performance.

Microbiology Service

Listed below is a Sample of the Microbiology Service as per the Environmental Industry:

  • Legionella
  • Cryptosporidium
  • E-coli
  • Total bacterial count
  • Coliforms
  • Faecal Streptococci
  • Air Sampling
  • Yeast and Mould

CLS’s Environmental department has a team of experienced scientists are divided into three divisions the Environmental laboratory based, Analytical laboratory based and the team of dedicated sampling personnel who carry out large scale Environmental sampling, in accordance with ISO 5667 requirements and European legislation, nationwide. All sampling and analysis will follow written procedures and will be carried out in accordance with the requirements of our ISO 17025 and ISO 9001-2008 Quality Management System.

Sampling Service

Our Clients

  • Government Agencies, Local Authorities
  • License Holders (IPPC, Waste, Discharge)
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Industry / Engineering Companies
  • Group Water Schemes

Please see our Environmental Monitoring page for more detail

Pipe Sterilisation

In response to increased legislation and public awareness, pipe and tank sterilisation was established at CLS in 1998, utilising our vast experience in both microbiological and chemical analysis. CLS’s dedicated team of specialists liaises with our clients at every stage of the process, from Legionella Risk Assessments to analysis and interpretation of results.

Please see CLS Pipe Sterilisation page for more detail

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