PIA-Quality

We work with an extended quality management system so that we can provide our customers with all the necessary verifications and tests at the highest level. This is why we have been certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and accredited according to the quality standard for laboratories DIN EN ISO 17025:2005. In addition, we have fulfilled ILAC’s and other standards.

 

Recognitions

PIA GmbH is accepted by

  • the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine as Technical Service for the approval of on-board sewage treatment plants according to article 14a.12 of the Rhine Vessel Inspection Regulations (CCNR Resolution 2010-II-27) and Directive 2006/87/EC (modified by Directive 2012/49/EC),
  • DIBt as a designated testing facility,
  • NSF as an accepted laboratory and
  • the Ship Safety Division of the BG Verkehr (former See-BG) for testing of sewage treatment plants according to IMO Resolution MEPC.227(64)

 

PIA GmbH is accepted by the United States Coast Guard

  • as a Recognized Facility for evaluating, inspecting and testing marine sanitation devices for compliance with the standards and regulations in 33 CFR Part 159 as promulgated under section 312 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1322).
  • as a Qualified Facility for evaluating, inspecting and testing of sewage treatment plants for compliance with the standards and regulations in IMO Resolution MEPC.159(55) and in 33 CFR Part 159 as promulgated under section 312 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1322).
  • as a Recognized Facility for collecting and testing effluent in certain Alaskan waters from cruise vessel operations for compliance with the standards and regulations in Subpart E to 33 CFR Part 159 as promulgated under section 1(a)(4) in Pub.L. 106-554.

 

PIA GmbH is accepted by NSF International

  • Test Site for NSF/ANSI Standard 40 - Residential Wastewater Treatment Systems
  • Test Site for NSF/ANSI Standard 245 - Wastewater Treatment Systems - Nitrogen Reduction
  • Test Site for NSF/ANSI Standard 350 - Onsite residential and commercial water reuse treatment systems
  • Test Site for NSF/ANSI Standard 46 - Evaluation of components and devices used in wastewater treatment systems

Standardisation and committee work

The PIA GmbH is actively involved in standardisation and committee functions at national and international levels.

Training and Demonstration Centre Decentralised Wastewater Treatment e.V. (BDZ)
Work group Greywater (DWA, fbr, BDZ)
Work group Strategy and Standardisation
Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)
CEN/TC 165/WG 41 „Small wastewater treatment systems“
CEN/TC 165/WG 50 „Use of treated wastewater“
German Institute for Building Technology (DIBt)
Committee of Experts 427 “Wastewater treatment technology”
DIN NA 119 DIN Standards Committee Water Practice (NAW)
NA 119-05-04 AA “Small type sewage treatment plants” (SP CEN / TC 165 / WG 41)
NA 119-05-08 AA “Water reuse systems” (SP CEN / TC 165 / WG 50)
DIN NA 132 “DIN Standards Committee Shipbuilding and Marine Technology” (NSMT)
NA 132-02-11 AA Marine environment protection (Sp ISO / TC 8 / SC 2)
NA 132-02-11-03 Shipboard handling of ship generated garbage
NA 132-02-11-05 Ship exhaust gases
NA 132-02-04 AA Water supply and disposal
NA 132-02 FBR Faculty council on ship machinery
German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste e.V. (DWA)
DWA FA KA 10 “Wastewater treatment in rural areas”
Working Group KA-10.2 “Small wastewater treatment plants, Common working group DIN/DWA”
NSF International (NSF)
NSF/ANSI Standard 40 - Residential Wastewater Treatment Systems
NSF/ANSI Standard 245 - Wastewater Treatment Systems - Nitrogen Reduction
NSF/ANSI Standard 350 - Onsite residential and commercial water reuse treatment systems
International Organisation for Standardization (ISO)
ISO/TC 282/SC2 Water reuse in urban areas

 

Cooperation

Map of Cooperation - PIA GmbH