MCERTS: radioanalytical testing of environmental and waste waters
- Environment Agency
- Part of:
- Monitoring emissions to air, land and water (MCERTS) and Radioactive and nuclear substances and waste
- 1 May 2012
- Last updated:
- 13 July 2015, see all updates
MCERTS performance standard is for laboratories undertaking radioanalytical testing of water.
Performance Standard for organisations undertaking radioanalytical testing of environmental and waste waters
Ref: LIT 7126 PDF, 347KB, 31 pages
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This MCERTS (Environment Agency’s Monitoring Certification Scheme) performance standard is for laboratories undertaking radioanalytical testing of environmental and waste water. This may include surface and ground waters, trade effluent, leachate, saline and other waters. Laboratories are required to comply with ISO 17025 and the additional MCERTS requirements in this document.
Published: 1 May 2012
Updated: 13 July 2015
- Amendment of gross beta precision target and clarification of background count monitoring frequency.
- First published.