Environmental Laboratory


JETL Laboratory is recognized as an Environmental Laboratory by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, (MoEF) Govt. of India Vide: S.O.2039 (E) dated 05-09-2012.

JETL has fullfledged Environmental Laboratory for the analysis of various environmental samples such as...

  • Water
  • Wastewater [Domestic and Indistrial]
  • Sludges and Sediments
  • Ambient Air Quality
  • Stack Gas Monitoring
  • Noise Monitoring

The Laboratory measures the following parameters...

pH Value
Total Solids (TS)
Total Volatile Solids (TVS)
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
Total Volatile Dissolved Solids (TVDS)
Suspended Solids (SS)
Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS)
Chloride (Cl)
Sulphate (SO4)
Calcium (Ca)
Magnesium (Mg)
Total Phosphorous (P)

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
BOD Rate Constant
Ammonical Nitrogen (N)
Kjeldhal Nitrogen (N)
Nitrite Nitrogen (N)
Cyanide (CN)
Boron (B)
Sulphide (S)
Phenols (C6H5OH)

Heavy Metals - Cadmium (Cd), Cobalt (Co), Nickel (Ni), Lead (Pb), Chromium (Cr)

Toxic Metals - Arsenic (As), Selenium (Se), Mercury (Hg)

Micro-Nutrient Metals - Iron (Fe), Copper (Cu), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), Calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg) and Boron (B)


Elemental analysis like Carbon (C), Hydrogen (H), Nitrogen (N), Sulphur (S) & Oxygen (O)

Oxygen Uptake Rate to determine Biodegradability of wastewaters

In addition to the above the laboratory is also equipped to conduct Jar Testing for determining the coagulant and coagulant-aid dosage requirement. Using Bomb calorimeter, the laboratory undertakes the estimation of calorific value of Coal, Sludges

Equipment and Parameters Analyzed

Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer Attached with HVG & MVG

Facility for the analysis of following metals is available
Iron, Zinc, Copper, Cadmium, Lead, Nickel, Selenium, Aluminium, Boron, etc.

Total Organic Carbon Analyzer

For the analysis of Total Organic Carbon in aqueous samples.

Hi-Volume Air Sampler

For air monitoring of ambient air quality.

Specific Ion Analyzer

For the analysis of Cyanide, Ammonia, Sulfide, etc.

UV-VIS Double Beam Spectrophotometers

For Colorimetric estimations.

Flame Photometer

For the analysis of Alkaline earth metals.

Bomb Calorimeter

For the estimation of calorific value of coal, organic salts, sludges, etc.

Microbiology Lab

For the estimation of microbial quality of water.

Disolved Oxygen Meter

For the estimation of disolved oxygen in the aerarion tanks.

Gas Chromotography

Estimitation of pesticides in the wastewater.

Wet lab

Facilities for the Physico-chemical analysis of environmental samples are available.

Pilot Plant Facilities

Pilot plant facilities for conducting, physico-chemical, aerobic and anaerobic treat ability studies are available.


Training is given to interested candidates from Industry, R&D Institutions and Academic Institutions on Analysis and Quality Control; Several members from industry and academic institutions have been trained on wastewater analysis.