11 September 2023

Kiwa Rostock Achieves Prestigious Recognition and Certification from WRAS

"Kiwa Rostock," a prominent name in the field of hygiene testing of products and materials in contact with drinking water, has reached a significant milestone by being recognized as an accredited laboratory by the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS). This recognition comes with a certificate and underscores Rostock's commitment to adhering to the highest standards of water quality and safety.

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What Does WRAS Recognition Mean?

WRAS recognition is a crucial accolade in the water industry, signifying that a laboratory has met rigorous competence and compliance criteria set by WRAS. As an accredited laboratory, Kiwa Rostock can now submit reports recognized by WRAS as compelling evidence of compliance with the stringent requirements of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations*.

This recognition is a testament to our professional dedication to excellence in water certification and safety.

Details of Recognition by Kiwa Rostock's Laboratory:

Compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017: Kiwa Rostock has demonstrably met the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017, a globally recognized standard for testing and calibration laboratories. This compliance is referenced in Clause 6.2 of ISO/IEC 17065:2012, further emphasizing Rostock's commitment to quality. Recognition Scope: Rostock has been fully verified as capable of conducting tests in various crucial categories, including non-metallic materials in contact with drinking water. This recognition scope enables Rostock to make a significant contribution to water quality and safety. Standards and Regulations: Rostock's testing capabilities align with important regulations, including water supply (among others, water fittings). BS 6920 Testing: Kiwa Rostock is capable of conducting tests according to BS 6920, covering critical areas such as sampling for tests, odor and taste, appearance of water, growth of aquatic microorganisms, extraction of hazardous substances, and metal extraction.

Proven Quality:

Kiwa Rostock takes pride in this recognition and expresses gratitude to its dedicated on-site team and valued partners, who played a pivotal role in achieving this acknowledgment.

Kiwa Rostock looks forward to providing essential services in water certification to enhance the safety and quality of water systems worldwide and establish new benchmarks in water quality control.

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