mWater & Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test

Simple Digital Water Quality Monitoring

Water Quality Testing With Your Smartphone

Using the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test for E. coli with the mWater Surveyor Mobile App simplifies water quality testing in the field. Data collection and sharing are made possible without complex water quality tests or paper-based data systems.

mWater features for the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test easily lets you test water quality for E. coli in the field with your smartphone. 


  • Automatically calculate Most Probable Number (MPN) test results for E. coli in 100 mL sample
  • Automatically calculate Upper 95% Confidence Interval of sample results
  • Automatically calculate World Health Organization Health Risk Category of sample
  • Share test results in real-time
  • Create maps and visualizations of Compartment Bag Test water quality data
  • Geocode test results with smartphone GPS
  • Create your own surveys using the CBT or use mWater’s built-in surveys
  • Combine test results with other survey questions

mWater and the Compartment Bag Test

There are two ways for mWater users who monitor water quality with the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test to integrate this custom question type into their work:

  • Use the standard form included in the mWater Surveyor app, select “Start a Survey” with the add or plus sign icon at the bottom of the screen. Select Aquagenx Compaprtment Bag Test.
  • You can also include this question in any form built in the mWater Portal by selecting it as a question type.

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About mWater

mWater is a free, open source data platform for managing projects in water, sanitation and health. It simplifies water quality testing data collection and sharing by using mobile technology billions of people around the world own – smartphones. With smartphone GPS and cameras, mWater users can map and monitor anything, perform mobile surveys and share test results in real time.