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LABORATORY SERVICES

With a history of more than 150 years, Fővárosi Vízművek Zrt. (Budapest Waterworks) has accumulated significant experience in water testing and evaluation. The laboratory is certified by the National Accreditation Authority (NAH-1-0681/2019) in accordance with the requirements of the standard MSZ EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018. The laboratory expands its range of accredited testing methods year after year. It continuously updates its instrumentation in accordance with current expectations and good laboratory practice. We continuously improve the quality of our sampling and testing activities and our quality management system while taking into account the expectations of our customers, in order to improve customer satisfaction.

Our laboratory is at your service to conduct accredited drinking water sampling, testing and evaluation of the test results.

Laboratory data:
Name: Fővárosi Vízművek Zrt. Water Quality and Environment Protection Department Laboratory
Address: 1044 Budapest Váci út 102/V.
Phone: 06 1 435 3909

How to get to our laboratory:
On foot, by public transport: Ungvári utca bus stop of BKV line 104 and 204 and Volánbusz lines. Pedestrian entrance is at the small gate opposite the pedestrian crossing. Please use the intercom at the gate!

By car: As shown on the map below, drive from Váci út to Rév utca, then turn right on Rév utca at the second street, and the laboratory’s car park is located at the end of the road. The laboratory is located in the building next to the car park.

If the test is required by an authority, we recommend that you consult with the authority before placing your order: exactly what tests must be performed and whether accredited water sampling is required.

Sampling methods:
Accredited sampling: the sampling is carried out by our staff for a fee, the date of which is agreed with you by phone based on your order.

On-site visit fee: In Budapest: HUF 9,081 per address, in the countryside: HUF 11,938 per address

Sampling: HUF 635 per sampling location

Our laboratory accepts orders for water sampling exclusively within its service area (Budapest, Budakeszi, Budaörs, Biatorbágy, Dunabogdány, Halásztelek, Kisoroszi, Pócsmegyer, Százhalombatta, Szigetmonostor, Szigetszentmiklós, Tököl) and within a 30 km radius from Clark Ádám Square in Budapest.

Own sampling: the customer performs the sampling and delivers the sample to the laboratory.

Please collect, store and deliver the samples as follows:

Deliver at least 2 1.5-liter bottles per sample, where one bottle is first rinsed with mild hypo water. Rinse both bottles at least 2-3 times with the water to be tested, then refill them. (Please indicate on the bottle which was disinfected!)

Samples can be submitted Monday through Thursday between 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Please select the new user type!
Address / Registered seat
Mailing address matches the address registered address

On-site visit, sampling, testing (does not include additional summaries of the test results and includes discounts)

Total cost of laboratory services: 

Laboratory informs Customer if any problem occured to the received sample(s) and the problem influences the implementation of test(s).

Test Report available for download from the interface of Online Customer Service.