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Radon in Water


 

According to CDC, while most radon-related deaths are due to radon gas accumulated in houses from seepage through cracks in the foundation, 30 to 1,800 deaths per year are attributed to radon from household water. High levels of dissolved radon are found in the groundwater in some areas flowing through granite or granitic sand and gravel formations. If you live in an area with high radon in groundwater it can get into your private well. Showering, washing dishes, and laundering can disturb the water and release radon gas into the air you breathe.

A report released on September 15, 1998, by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is the most comprehensive accumulation of scientific data on the public health risks of radon in drinking water. This report refines the risks of radon in drinking water and confirms that there are drinking water related cancer deaths, primarily due to lung cancer. 

Potomac Homes recommends that both the interior air of a home and private well water supplies should be tested for radon.

Potomac Homes measures the level of radon concentration either with SST E-PERM or SLT E-PERM from water for $189.00 per set of two samples (each 68 mL). 

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Potomac Homes measures the level of radon concentration either with SST E-PERM or SLT E-PERM from water for $189.00 per set of two samples (each 68 mL). 

EPA - Radon in Water

CDC - Radon and Drinking Water from Private Wells

 

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