Comment invited on water microbiology standards updates

May 22, 2018

Standards Australia has recently released three updated standards for water microbiology for public comment.

The three water microbiology standards are:

  • AS 4276.22 Water microbiology, Method 22: Water quality - Enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria - Membrane filtration method for waters
    with low bacterial background flora (ISO 9308-1:2014/Amd 1:2016, MOD) - comment close date 26/6/2018
  • AS 4276.21 Water microbiology, Method 21: Examination for coliforms and Escherichia coli - Determination of most probable number (MPN) using enzyme
    hydrolysable substrates (ISO 9308-2:2012, MOD) - comment close date 16/7/2018
  • AS 4276.9 Water microbiology, Method 9: Enterococci in Water by Membrane Filtration Using membrane - Enterococcus Indoxyl-ß-D-Glucoside Agar (mEI)
    - comment close date 18/7/2018

Links to download the draft standards, and instructions for submitting comments, can be found on the Standards Australia Public Commenting webpage:

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