office thermalisme

Trois Eaux Thalasso


office thermalisme

Africa Jade

Korba - Nabeul 



The National Office of Thermalism and Hydrotherapy has a laboratory specializing in water analysis as part of its responsabilities for oversight of the hydrotherapy center.

The laboratory is equipped with qualified personnel and required equipment to carry out microbiological and physico-chemical water tests and to handle training sessions in testing and quality management according to international standards ISO / IEC 17025 accreditation

Microbiological analysis
Testing Method Repository
Total bacteria analysis at 22°C expressed in CFU/ml Seeding depth ISO/CEI 6222 (1999) : “ Water quality -- Enumeration of culturable micro-organisms -- Colony count by inoculation in a nutrient agar culture medium”
Total bacteria analysis at 36°C expressed in UFC/ml
Total coliforms expressed in UFC/250ml Membrane filtration ISO/CEI 9308-1 (2000) : « Water quality -- Detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria -- Part 1: Membrane filtration method»
Escherichia Coli analysis expressed in UFC/250 ml
Intestinal Enterococci expressed in UFC/250 ml Membrane filtration ISO/CEI 7899-2 (2000) : « Water quality -- Detection and enumeration of intestinal enterococci -- Part 2: Membrane filtration method»
Sulfite-reducing Spores microorganisms expressed in UFC/50ml Membrane filtration ISO 6461/2 (1986) : « Water quality -- Detection and enumeration of the spores of sulfite-reducing anaerobes (clostridia) -- Part 2: Method by membrane filtration»
Pseudomonas aeruginosa analysis expressed in UFC/250 ml Membrane filtration ISO 16266 (2006) : « Water quality -- Detection and enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa -- Method by membrane filtration»
Physico-chemical Analysis:
Analyzed parameters Means / Methods
Trace Elements
Iron Fe Boron B
Cobalt Co Arsenic As
Zinc Zn Aluminium Al
Copper Cu Lead Pb
Strontium Sr Nickel Ni
Tin Sn Chromium Cr
Selenium Se Manganese Mn
Mercury Hg Antimony Sb
- Atomic absorption spectrometer with flame and graphite furnace method

- Mercury vaporization unit

- Hydrides’ Steam generator
Major Elements
Calcium Ca++ Sulfates SO42-
Magnesium Mg++ Chlorures Cl-
Potassium K+ Nitrates NO3-
Sodium Na+ Nitrites NO2-
Bicarbonates HCO3- Fluorine F-
- Ion chromatograph

- Fame photometer

- Ion meter

- Spectrophotometer
Hydrocarbons Aromatic Plycyclic Benzene , toluene, Ethylbenzene, Xylene - Gas chromatograph coupled to a mass spectrometer ( injection with classic mode and headspace mode)
Other tests pH, Conductivity, TA and TAC,Hardness Dry residue - pH Meter

- conductivity

- volumetries material