A Water Testing Laboratory equiped with modern equipment is functioning under FOSET – Barrackpore Sub Centre,since 2003. The Laboratory was established by Government of West Bengal and at present Public Health Engineering Department of Govt. of West Bengal is looking after the functioning of the Laboratory.

On the part of day to day function of the Laboratory , besides testing of all Public drinking water sources of Barrackpore – I block (9 gram Panchyats) and Barasat – I block (4 out of 9 gram panchyats) of North 24 Parganas District,as well as all Govt. Hospitals and Schools under Barrackpore Sub-Division and other sources as per need. The Laboratory also undertakes testing of private drinking water sources, on request.


The Laboratory is located at 2/2, Harisava Road, P.O. -Nona Chandanpukur, Barrackpore, P.S.- Titagarh, Dt- Noth 24 Parganas, West Bengal, Pin-700122.

Telephone no,- 033-2545-2113, 9831248353,

E.Mail ID- fosetbkp@yahoo.in

  • pH
  • Total Hardness (as CaCo3) (mg/l)
  • Total Iron (as Fe) (mg/l)
  • Manganese (as Mn)(mg/l)
  • Turbidity (NTU)
  • Total Arsenic (as As) (mg/l)
  • Total Coliform (CFU/100 m
  • Faecal Coliform (CFU/100ml)
  • pH Meter
  • Digital Balance
  • Turbidity Meter
  • Spectro photometer
  • Incubator
  • Hot Air Oven
  • Distillation Plant
  • Auto Clave
  • Laminar Air Flow Bench
  • Hot Plate
  • Refregerator
  • Heater
  • Pressure cooker
  • Water Bath
  • MFT Pump
  • Computer With Printer
  • Magnetic Stiarar
Indirectly, the Laboratory is having Govt. of West Bengal’s Accredation. The Govt. has established the Laboratory, provided all equipment and accessories, glass wares, furnitures, chemicals, training of personnel, running expenses etc, and even to day they are providing all expenses and holding overall control of the Laboratory.