Wagtech™ Potatest Classic

Why is the Wagtech™ Potatest Classic right for me?
Using visual test equipment, the Potatest Classic provides rapid onsite testing of critical drinking water quality parameters. The kit has been designed for water testing in emergency situations, such as natural disasters, and for simple water quality testing projects. To compare this with our other Wagtech™ kits click here.

What is included in the kit?
Wagtech Incubator, Contour Comparator, Double Length Turbidity Tube and Pocket pH Sensor.


  • Chemical tests for free chlorine, total chlorine, and combined chlorine
  • Physical tests for turbidity and pH
  • Microbiological tests for thermotolerant/faecal coliforms and total coliforms

Rapidly assess water sources for suitability as drinking water
Rapid microbiological analysis for screening of faecal and total coliforms to support important decision making when selecting between drinking water sources, such as boreholes, rivers and tankered water.  

Removable Water Safety Kit
Contains instruments and visual test equipment for simple on-site testing of free, total and combined chlorine, pH and turbidity. Monitoring of these parameters can also assist in the implementation of Water Safety Plans (WSPs), which focus on identifying and eliminating risks.


A Palintest Product

Palintest is proud to have a long and established partnership with the humanitarian and development sector, providing technologies which safeguard water for everyone, every day. As challenges in this sector continue to evolve, our Wagtech kits have been adapted to the growing needs of the WASH sector.

Portable Case
Ideal for field use

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Kit options
Wagtech™ Potatest+
Wagtech™ Incubator
Petri Dish Rack
Incubator Battery
Mains Charger
International Adaptors
Membrane Filtration Assembly
250 mL Beaker