The water quality laboratory of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has achieved the new version of accreditation for laboratories, ISO/IEC 17025:2017, after complying with all relevant international standards.
The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) awarded Kahramaa the accreditation for technical competence in the field of chemical testing, the certificate (No 3265.01) reads.
“This laboratory is accredited in accordance with the recognised international standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017 general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. This accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system,” it states.
The water quality lab at Kahramaa had first won accreditation from the A2LA on March 19, 2012 for laboratory efficiency in testing and standardisation.
Kahramaa has won the international accreditation for laboratory quality standards several times and maintained this achievement for eight consecutive years.
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