UWRL Hydraulics Laboratory Receives Laboratory Excellence Accreditation

July 19, 2021
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July 13, 2021 -- The UWRL hydraulics Laboratory is proud to have received  ISO/IEC 17025 Certification, a distinction of excellence and quality in the laboratory testing industry. This certification signifies that the Hydraulics Laboratory can measure flows up to 25,000 gallons per minute in the laboratory with an uncertainty better than 0.1% with 95% confidence.  The laboratory has a maximum capacity of over 100,000 gallons per minute and expects to expand its scope to cover that flow rate in the future.  The UWRL Hydraulics team can also measure a variety of electrical signals associated with process measurements. This accreditation shows that the UWRL Hydraulics Laboratory has proven that it values quality, and ensures that all calibration and testing results are accurate and reliable. 

 “This certification   demonstrates the quality of the work and testing done in the hydraulics laboratory,” says Michael Johnson, UWRL faculty & hydraulics member, “we’re proud to offer this level of certification  to our clients.”


About ISO/ICE 17025

The ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation program that can only be granted through an authorized accreditation body.  The UWRL hydraulics laboratory received its accreditation through the Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc., a private organization that offers third-party accreditation services globally. Implementing an ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory management system is a means to ensuring efficiency and technical competency in calibration and testing laboratories. As a recipient of ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation, the UWRL hydraulics team joins a growing world partnership of accredited laboratories. 


UWRL Hydraulics Laboratory:

Since 1965, the UWRL Hydraulics testing facility has performed thousands of tests for commercial, governmental, nuclear, aerospace, and many other applications in areas such as:

  • Water-Flow Modeling
  • Field Investigation
  • Numerical Modeling Services
  • Design & Construction of Large-Scale Models
  • Flow Meter Testing
  • Valve Testing
  • Pipe Testing
  • Erosion Control Testing
  • Hydro Machinery Testing
  • Pump & Turbine Testing

Contact our team for more information on services offered.



Michael Johnson
Michael.johnson@usu.edu | 435-797-3176