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Apply for approval as a water testing laboratory
Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
You can obtain approval as a water testing laboratory for the testing areas of wastewater, surface water, groundwater and untreated water.
1. sampling and general parameters,
2. photometry, ion chromatography, dimensional analysis,
3. elemental analysis,
4/5. group and sum parameters,
6. gas chromatographic methods,
7. HPLC methods,
8. microbiological methods
9.1 Biological methods, bioassays (part 1) and
9.2 Biological methods, bioassays (Part 2).
Admission to an examination area requires proof of competence for sub-area 1 and for at least one other sub-area in this examination area. Competence must be demonstrated for at least 2/3 of the listed parameters of the respective sub-area. This criterion only applies to sub-areas with more than two parameters.
A simplified approval procedure applies for the approval "Sampling in Schleswig-Holstein".
You submit an informal application with your signature and the required documents to the competent authority. In doing so, you name the area of investigation. The authority will check whether your application is complete and whether you meet the requirements. If you can be granted approval, it will be sent to you in writing. You will receive an invoice with the approval notice.
The prerequisites relate to extensive requirements for spatial and technical equipment as well as the number, expertise and reliability of staff. These can be obtained from the competent authority.
Which documents are required?
Please contact the responsible authority for the required documents, such as proof of premises, liability insurance, etc.
What are the fees?
for the authorization granted:
Administrative fee 100 to 1000 EUR
Expenses: approximately 10 EUR
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
The authorization is granted for a maximum of five years
You must apply for the extension of the authorization at least six months before the authorization period expires
Once all the required documents have been submitted, it will take an average of 4 weeks to process an application until a decision is made.
You can lodge an appeal against the decision; the procedure is described in the decision itself.
Applications / forms
Forms/online services available: No
Written form required: Yes
Informal application possible: Yes
Personal appearance necessary: No
What else should I know?
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
Technically approved by
State Office for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas of Schleswig-Holstein (LLUR) - Department of Waters/Department of Technical Water Protection
Professionally released on