• Biljana Vučković Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Priština in Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
  • Ivana Penjišević Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Priština in Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
  • Nataša Todorović Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Jovana Nikolov Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Dragan Radovanović Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Priština in Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
  • Aleksandar Valjarević Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Keywords: Radon in water, Private wells, Annual effective radiation doses


The results presented in this paper are part of the investigating of radon the concentrations from natural sources in the Toplica region. The results refer only to the radon concentrations in water from private captured wells at 12 locations. Radon concentration in water was measured by alpha spectrometry using the RAD 7 – RAD H2O system. The range of radon concentration is from (2.8±1.2) to (76.0±4.0) kBq/m3, and the contribution of radon released from water to the air in the premises was in range (0.8±0.3) to (22.8±1.2) Bq/m3. The annual effective doses of inhaled and ingested radon were determined, the mean values were (114.8±14.8) and (3.2±0.3) μSv/y.


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