Radon Mitigation Techniques

Mitigation techniques are divided mostly into three groups: 1) those that address reduction of radon gas; 2) those that address the reduction of SLRDs; and 3) those that address the DP. The average 19 radon gas reduction, as of 1989, from mitigation techniques is 70%. However, it is more practical to speak of absolute reductions …

What is Radon?

Radon is a cancer-causing natural radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Its presence in your home can pose a danger to your family’s health. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in America and claims about 20,000 lives annually.  EPA …

Radon Test of Water

The best location to sample is the hose bib at the Well Head. The goal is to sample fresh water from the Well. Water from the surge tank will have a lower radon level because the radon gas in the water has started to escape. Run the water until you hear the well pump operate; …

Radon in Drinking Water from Private Wells

What is radon? Radon is a colorless, tasteless, odorless, radioactive gas. It occurs naturally and is produced by the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. It can also dissolve into the water supply. Where and how does radon get into drinking water? While most radon-related deaths are due to radon gas accumulated in …