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Nutrient Analysis

The University of Windsor’s Nutrient Analysis Laboratory is a multi-user, central facility located in GLIER.

Water Quality Specialist
David Qiu
Room: 220
Phone:  (519) 253.3000 Extension 3450
email:  David
Fax: (519) 971.3616 

Hours of Operation: 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Water samples collected from aquatic bodies including, lakes, rivers, natural ponds, stormwater ponds, and the marine environment can be analyzed for the following parameters:

Alkalinity
Ammonia as N
Chloride
Chlorophyll a
Coliform bacteria (Escherichia coli)
Nitrate
pH
Sulphate
Total Suspended Solids
Total Phosphorus
As well, E. coli levels are determined for Municipal and Industrial clients.

EQUIPMENT

Beckman DU530 Spectrophotometer
Ion Chromatograph (IC)
Elementar TOC/TNb analyses