Field Site Laboratories
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:
  • Oven
  • Furnace
  • Vacuum pump
  • pH/Electrical Conductivity Meter
  • Test tube heater
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Balances
On an ad-hoc basis, the following equipment can be found:
  • Digestor for COD analysis
  • Respirometer
  • Centrifuge

Equipment at the Amanzimtoti Wastewater Treatment Works Laboratory includes laboratory scale digesters and basic analytical equipment.