Drinking water

Drinking water

Monitoring drinking-water quality:

Environnement ESA is equipped with samplers that comply with the current regulation* on sampling drinking water, and samples are collected with respect to the technical aspects mentioned in the document Modes de prélèvement et de conservation des échantillons relatifs à l'application du Règlement sur la qualité de l'eau potable.

  • On-site analysis: level of disinfectant, pH and water temperature
  • Collection of samples for microbiological and physico-chemical analyses (turbidity, etc.) by an accredited laboratory
  • Regulation compliance assessment

* Règlement sur la qualité de l'eau potable et Lignes directrices concernant l'échantillonnage de l'eau potable.

Technical assistance for operational personnel:

  • Treatment station operational problems
  • Optimization of the chlorine dosage system
  • Establishment of the regular monitoring system based on the new drinking-water regulation
  • Establishment of the network-sampling program

Consultation for choice of measurement equipment:

  • Consultation for choice of measurement equipment
  • Residual chlorine
  • Turbidity
  • pH
  • Continuous recorders

Validation of flow measurement elements:

  • Magnetic flowmeters
  • Pumps
  • Open flumes

Training of operators in the treatment of drinking water:

  • Operation of the treatment station
  • Water analysis
  • Monitoring, sampling and maintenance
  • Calibration of metering pumps

Activation of drinking-water treatment stations

  • Verification of installed equipment
  • Performance calibration or assessment
  • Statement of deficiencies and corrective measures
  • Production of the report, with recommendations