Radon Awareness and Testing
Kansas Radon Hotline : 1-800-693-5343
What is Radon?
Radon comes from the natural radioactive decay of radium and uranium found in the soil beneath the house. The amount of radon in the soil depends on soil chemistry, which varies from one house to the next. Radon levels in the soil range from a few hundred to several thousands pCi/L. The amount of radon that escapes from the soil to enter the house depends on the weather, soil porosity, soil moisture, and the suction within the house.
Radon Test Kits are available at the Geary County Extension Office, 119 E. 9th, Junction City, KS 66441