publication . Article . 2020

Provision of the radiation safety of the public of the eastern districts of the Orenburg region for the use of the drinking water from the underground water supply sources

T. A. Kormanovskaya; I. K. Romanovich; K. A. Saprykin; N. E. Vyaltsina; S. V. Gaevoy; V. Yu. Konovalov; L. V. Bondar;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2020 Journal: Radiatsionnaya Gygiena = Radiation Hygiene, volume 13, pages 87-97 (issn: 1998-426X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SPRI of Radiation Hygiene Prof. PV Ramzaev
Abstract
<jats:p>Starting from 2014, several cases of exceedance of the specific total alpha-activity of the natural radionuclides and specific activity of <jats:sup>222</jats:sup>Rn were identified in the water of the underground wells in the eastern districts of the Orenburg region. Based on the results of the surveys, a number of settlements were equipped with the systems of aeration of water from underground wells prior to the distribution, but significant expenditures on the technical maintenance of the aeration units lead to their frequent malfunctions. Based on the results of the surveys of the drinking water in settlements of the Adamovskiy, Kvarkenskiy, Novoorks...
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free text keywords: drinking water, underground sources of water supply, total alpha- and beta specific activity, natural radionuclides, radon, aeration unit, Water resource management, Groundwater, Environmental science, lcsh:Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, lcsh:R895-920, lcsh:Radioactivity and radioactive substances, lcsh:QC794.95-798
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