Analysis of drinking water according to Decree 252/04

Complete and reduced analysis of drinking water according to Decree 252/04. Including sampling, transport and entry into the PIVO system.

Description of the analysis

For whom is the analysis according to Decree 252/04 intended? In general, for all businesses, schools, canteens and restaurants having the main source of water coming from a private well.  

Furthermore, the reduced analysis is used in the approval of business premises, even if tap water is used.

Types of analyses

We distinguish 2 basic types of analysis:

  • Complete assessment
  • Reduced assessment  

Complete analysis according to Decree 252/04

When needed: For getting a new private source of drinking water for business purposes (hotel, restaurant, kindergarten …) and then once every 2 years. 

Basic price: 5600 Kč

Determined indicators:
Chemical indicators, heavy metals, bacteriological indicators, TOL, PAU.

Additional parameters of the complete analysis

  • acrylamide, epichlorohydrin price by agreement (This parameter shall be performed only if it is not possible to perform the calculation according to explanatory note 10 in Annex 1 to this Decree and the substance may be present in water due to the materials used.)         
  • beryllium 130, - (Required at a new source and also where the findings of beryllium exceed 30% of the limit value.)         
  • bromates 200, (Required only for water treated with ozone or sodium hypochlorite.)         
  • Clostridium perfringens 150, - (Required only for drinking water treated directly from surface water or for groundwater affected by surface water.)         
  • free chlorine 100, - (Required only in the case of the use of chlorine or agents containing chlorine, chlorine dioxide or ozone in water treatment. Water disinfection is also considered as treatment.)         
  • chlorates 200, - (Required only in case of oxidation or disinfection of water using sodium hypochlorite or chlorine dioxide.)         
  • chlorites 200, - (Required only in case of use of chlorine or agents containing chlorine, chlorine dioxide or ozone in water treatment. Water disinfection is also considered as treatment.)         
  • ozone 110, - (Required only in case of use of chlorine or agents containing chlorine, chlorine dioxide or ozone in water treatment. Water disinfection is also considered as treatment.)         
  • pesticides 2500, - (Only pesticides with probable occurrence in the given source are determined, non-determination of pesticides is justified. The range is as follows: aldrin, dieldrin, endosulfan I, endosulfan II, endosulfan sulphate, endrin, endrin aldehyde, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide , hexachlorobenzene, isodrin, methoxychlor, mirex, octachlorostyrene, oxychlordane, pentachlorobenzene, trifluralin, positional isomers of the following compounds - DDD DDE DDT, HCH including lindane (γ-HCH), acetochlor, alachlor, ametryn, atrazine, atrazine-desethyl, atrazine, -diisopropyl, chloridazon, metazachlor, metolachlor, prometryn, propazine, simazine, terbuthylazine, terbutryn.)            
  • silver 130, - (Required for waters disinfected with silver salts and waters treated with equipment containing silver.)         
  • TOC 550, - (May not be determined for sources supplying less than 10 000 m 3 of water per day.)          
  • uranium 200, - (Required for a new groundwater source, further where the findings of radioactive indicators indicate the presence of uranium in the water, and where the findings of uranium exceed 30% of the limit value.)         
  • vinyl chloride 450, - (The assessment in drinking water is carried out only if it is not possible to perform the calculation according to explanatory note 10 in Annex 1 to this Decree and the substance may be present in water due to the materials used. It is always determined for new sources before putting them into operation.)         

The most common combinations

  • Complete analysis, new water source, without pesticides 5930, - (Complete + Be + uranium)         
  • Complete analysis, new water source, including pesticides 8430, - (Complete + Be + uranium + pesticides)         
  • Complete analysis, groundwater, disinfected sources, without pesticides 6670, - (Complete + Ag + Be + bromates + free chlorine + chlorites + chlorates + ozone)          
  • Complete analysis, groundwater, disinfected sources, including pesticides 9170, - (Complete + Ag + Be + bromates + free chlorine + chlorites + chlorates + ozone + pesticides)          
  • Complete analysis, surface water, disinfected sources, without pesticides 6820, - (Complete + Ag + Be + bromates + Clostridium + free chlorine + chlorites + chlorates + ozone)          
  • Complete analysis, surface water, disinfected sources, including pesticides 9320, - (Complete + Ag + Be + bromates + Clostridium + free chlorine + chlorites + chlorates + ozone + pesticides)          

Reduced analysis according to Decree 252/04

When it is needed: For approving business premises and at the municipal water source. At the private source of drinking water, once a year. 

Basic price: 930 Kč

Determined indicators:
E.Coli, colony counts at 22 and 36 ° C, ammonium ions, color, nitrates, CODMn, taste, conductivity, odor, pH, turbidity, iron.

Additional parameters of reduced analysis

  • nitrites 90, - (Required only if water disinfection is carried out by chlorination.)         
  • aluminum 80, - (Required only when using an aluminum-based coagulant.)         
  • chlorine free 100, - (Required only in the case of the use of agents containing chlorine.)         
  • manganese 80, - (Required only when manganese is removed from the water during treatment.)         
  • microscopic image 250, - (Required if the source is surface water.)         

The most common combinations

  • Reduced analysis of disinfected groundwater 1280, -       
  • Reduced analysis of disinfected surface water (formerly Reduced I) 1530, -          

Transport and sampling

Sampling must be performed by our employee and costs 500 Kč. 

Transport up to 25 km from Prague or České Budějovice is free , over 25 km the price is 10 Kč/ km.   

Entering results into PIVO systems

After completing the analysis, we will enter the results for you free of charge into the PIVO (drinking water) register, operated by the Hygienic service. 

When will I know the results?

The results are usually available within a week to fourteen days. If the payment is placed when submitting the sample, the report with the results can be sent by email.

What should I do if the results turn out badly?

In case of unfavorable test results, we offer free consultations and suggestions for solutions in cooperation with the company AQUA Cleer, s.r.o. which is specialized in water treatment.

Price of analysis

You can pay in cash upon collection of samples or on an invoice.

All prices are without VAT.

Complete assessment

  • Complete assessment New source of water, pesticides not included, price 5930 Kč
  • Complete assessment New source of water, pesticides included, price 8430 Kč
  • Complete assessment with water treatment, pesticides not included, price 6820 Kč
  • Complete assessment with water treatment, pesticides included, price 9320 Kč

Reduced assessment

  • Reduced assessment untreated ground water, price 930 Kč
  • Reduced assessment treated ground water, price 1280 Kč
  • Reduced assessment treated surface water, price 1530 Kč
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To get your results only three steps are needed


Water sampling

The sample must be taken by our sampler according to the valid legislation.

Water sampling

We take the water in about 10 different sample boxes and store it in the cold.

Analysis

We will start analysing your samples as soon as we get them.

Submitting results

You will receive the results via email within 14 days.