Water testing

Learn about the treatment of our drinking water and how you can have different water sources tested.

Woman testing water
Toowoomba Region's Mt Kynoch Water Treatment plant houses a comprehensive water analysis facility. Testing is conducted on a fee-for-service basis, with a current fee schedule available by contacting the laboratory or by using our water operations fees and charges. The 'Services offered' section below provides examples of our routine testing but we have more to offer, so please feel free to contact the laboratory with your requirements. It is important to note that some ...
Laboratory staff member looking through microscope
In order to be certain results we obtain from microbiological/bacteriological testing of a water sample are truly representative of that sample, it is important we take all possible care to avoid contamination of the sample by the bacteria that are all around us – on our skin, in the soil, on the surfaces we touch and sometimes even in the air. You can help minimise the risk of contamination of your ...
Water hardness levels are monitored on a regular basis by Mt Kynoch Water Treatment Plant in conjunction with Laboratory Services and reported as mg/L (milligrams per litre) of calcium carbonate. The water pressure zone map below and pressure zone/water hardness list is to be used in conjunction with the water hardness calculator to determine the correct setting required for certain appliances eg dishwashers. Toowoomba water pressure zone map Click on map to ...
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