Laboratory Services

Laboratory of the Central Environmental Authority is professional in monitoring of water, wastewater , air  noise and industrial emissions. It is well equipped to monitor the wide range of environmental parameters for ambient  water ,industrial  wastewater ,Soil, ambient air quality monitoring ,noise and vibration and industrial emission etc.   

Functions Water quality monitoring units

1   Control of water pollution through monitoring of water and industrial waste waters

  • Compliance monitoring of industrial wastewater for regulatory purposes.

  • Investigation of public complaint on discharges of industrial effluent.

  • Provide technical assistance to establish the regulation and standards on water and wastewater within the CEA and for the other organizations.

2   Conservation of water quality of the inland water bodies in the country

  • Regular Monitoring of the water quality in inland surface waters in the country regularly

  • Provide laboratory services to restore and remediate the polluted water bodies.

  • Provide laboratory services to development project to collect base line data on  ambient water on commercial  basis ( EIA and IEE)

3  Conducting of the environmental educational and awareness programs

  • Providing training to the university under graduates 

  • Conducting an awareness programme for school children and general public on water pollution or any other water related issues.

On going of  surface water quality monitoring  Programme

  • Monthly basis on going water quality monitoring programme -Kelani river ,Dadugam Oya ,Benthota River, Maha Oya  ,Mahaweli River, ,Kurunegala Tank ,Gregory Lake Nuwara –Eliya  , Nuwara Wewa Anuradhapura etc

  • The water quality in Boralasgamuwa wewa is monitored quarterly


Contact information
Director Laboratory Services
Telephone  : 117877281
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Last Updated on Sunday, 09 June 2013 17:20


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