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Water Analysis for Irrigation Suitability Tests

Regional Soils Laboratory

Aguila Road, Sevilla Norte, City of San Fernando, La Union

Tel. No. (072)-242-1045; (072)-242-1046

Service Head: Ms. Aileene A. Millare, Chemist IV

About the Service

Water Analysis is performed to determine water suitability for irrigation or other purposes.

Who May Avail of the Service

            Clients of Water Analysis can be individuals or groups of farmers, students, researchers.

 

Requirements to be Submitted

            One (1) liter of water indicating the location where water was collected from, date and time of collection, weather condition at the time of collection and the physical appearance of water when it was collected.

Schedule of Availability of Service

Monday to Friday:   8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Schedule of Fees

 

Tests Performed

 

Amount (Pesos)

pH

 

50.00

 

Electrical   Conductivity

 

100.00

 
 

Na (Sodium)

 

150.00

 
 

K (Potassium)

 

150.00

 
 

Ca (Calcium)

 

150.00

 
 

Mg (Magnesium)

 

150.00

 

Bicarbonate                              

Carbonate                                

Sulfate                         

Chloride

 

150.00

150.00

150.00

150.00

 

Trace Elements

Cu (Copper)

 

100.00

 
 

Zn (Zinc)

 

100.00

 
 

Mn (Manganese)

 

100.00

 
 

Fe (Iron)

 

100.00

 

 

How to Avail of the Service

Step

Applicant/Customer

Soils Laboratory

Duration of Activity

Person-In-Charge

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Submit one (1) liter of water sample, properly labeled indicating

  1. location   where water sample was taken
  2. date   & time of collection
  3. weather   condition at the time of collection
  4. physical   appearance of the water when it was collected
  5. Clients, except farmers for which the service is free, have the right to demand for official receipts when paying the fees being collected as in the case of students, researchers and those from other agencies.
  6. It is the responsibility of the clients to pay the corresponding fees charged for each test done and to claim the results as agreed upon, whether picked up or delivered.
  7. The laboratory reserves the right to reject samples that were not collected in accordance with standard sampling procedures.

Obtain the result

Accept the sample and verify completeness of information on the   accompanying label.

Analysis of Water Sample

Electrical Conductivity Test

Carbonate & Bicarbonate

Potassium Test

Sulfate Test

Trace Elements: Copper

Zinc

Manganese

Iron

Computation, compilation of results

Encoding

Approval of Result

Interpretation of Result

Release the result; log out the document

5 minutes

5 minutes

5 minutes

5 minutes

30 minutes

                                                                        

     45 minutes

½ day

10 minutes

5 minutes

10 minutes

2 minutes

Grace Villanueva

Grace Villanueva

Grace Villanueva

Grace S. Villanueva

Helen B. Salinas

Helen B. Salinas or

Grace Villanueva

Grace Villanueva or

Grace S. Villanueva

END OF TRANSACTION

Rights & Responsibilities 

  1. Clients, except farmers for which the service is free, have the right to demand for official receipts when paying the fees being collected as in the case of students, researchers and those from other agencies.
  2. It is the responsibility of the clients to pay the corresponding fees charged for each test done and to claim the results as agreed upon, whether picked up or delivered.
  3. The laboratory reserves the right to reject samples that were not collected in accordance with standard sampling procedures.

 

Complaints and Feedback

            Customers can get the Citizen Feedback Form from the Public Assistance Desk, accomplish and forward it to the Office of the Regional Director or drop in the suggestion box at the Public Assistance Desk.

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