Abstract Preview

ISO 13164-3:2013 specifies a test method for the determination of radon-222 activity concentration in a sample of water following its transfer from the aqueous phase to the air phase by degassing and its detection. It gives recommendations for rapid measurements performed within less than 1 h.

The radon-222 activity concentrations, which can be measured by this test method utilizing currently available instruments, range from 0,1 Bq l−1 to several hundred thousand becquerels per litre for a 100 ml test sample.

This test method is used successfully with drinking water samples. The laboratory is responsible for ensuring the validity of this test method for water samples of untested matrices.

This test method can be applied on field sites or in the laboratory.

Annexes A and B give indications on the necessary counting conditions to meet the required sensitivity for drinking water monitoring


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2013-09
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 23
  • :
    ISO/TC 147/SC 3
    Radioactivity measurements
  • 13.280
    Radiation protection
    17.240
    Radiation measurements
    13.060.60
    Examination of physical properties of water

Buy this standard

Format Language
PDF + ePub
Paper
PDF
  • CHF118

Got a question?

Check out our FAQs

Customer care
+41 22 749 08 88

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)

Keep up to date with ISO

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information