Category: Radon

Radon Test Kits

Utah Environmental Quality Offering 100 Free Radon Kits

To request a kit, visit and click on the link for a free test. DEQ provides radon test kits for $9. Testing your home for radon is easy. Winter is the perfect time to test your home for radon because all of your doors and windows are closed. Testing is the only way to …

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2019 National Radon Poster Contest Entrants

November 19, 2018 – Winners Announced (Select images to enlarge) Grades 4-6: 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 Grades 7-8: 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 031 032 033 034 035 036 037 038 039 040 041 …

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Radon in Utah Homes: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

By Jan Poulsen, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. My name is Jan Poulsen, and I am a lung cancer survivor. I want to share my story in the …

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Drinking Water Monitoring and Reporting Program

Water may be contaminated by a variety of substances. To protect public health, Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) have been established. The concentration of a particular contaminant in drinking water must not exceed it’s MCL. To assure that water served to the public is routinely checked for bacteriologic, chemical, and radiologic quality, a Monitoring and Reporting …

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Is there a “Phil” in your life?

May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: Test Your Home for Radon Today

By Eleanor Divver You’ve probably heard about radon in the news, or maybe from a friend or neighbor. You may know that radon is a radioactive, cancer-causing gas. You may even know that it is the number-one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. (You undoubtedly know that NASA didn’t bring it back from the moon, …

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2018 National Radon Poster Contest Entrants

Vote for one poster in grades: 4-6 (Poster #’s 001-011) Vote for one poster in grades: 7-9 (Poster #’s 012-049) Vote for one poster in grades: 10-12 (Poster #’s 050-053) November 17—Winners announced (Select images to enlarge) Grades 4-6: 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 Grades 7-9: 012 013 014 …

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