Satellite laboratories are operated in conjunction with eThekwini Water and Sanitation at various municipal installations. These include the Newlands Mashu Research Site and the Amanzimtoti Wastewater Treatment Works (see Field Sites
Equipment at Newlands Mashu Research site laboratory includes:
- Vacuum pump
- pH/Electrical Conductivity Meter
- Test tube heater
On an ad-hoc basis, the following equipment can be found:
- Digestor for COD analysis
Equipment at the Amanzimtoti Wastewater Treatment Works Laboratory includes laboratory scale digesters and basic analytical equipment.