Reducing Problematic Concentrations of Radon in Residential Water Well Systems

Presented on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

This concise online presentation reviews the major steps included in the NGWA-produced industry best practices document for Reducing Problematic Concentrations of Radon in Residential Water Well Systems. Topics include:
  • General information on radon and health effects related to excessive exposure to radon gas
  • Details regarding geologic and land-use interactions with radon concentrations
  • Well construction and location related to radon
  • Analyses and treatment options for radon in water well systems.

Jessica Rhoads
National Ground Water Association, Westerville, OH
Jessica Rhoads is the NGWA industry practices administrator. In her third year with the Association, Rhoads coordinates the development of industry standards and best suggested practices, as well as the NGWA Voluntary Certification Program. Prior to joining NGWA, she was an intern with the Ohio Geological Survey at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Rhoads earned a B.A. in professional geology from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she was awarded the Robert E. Shanklin Distinguished Scholar Award in Geology. In addition, she is a member of the Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, national honor society for the Earth sciences, and the Ohio Society of Association Executives.
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