"Indoor radon gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country. It's important to know that this threat is completely preventable.
Radon can be detected with a simple test and fixed through well-established venting techniques."For information on radon in water, testing and treatment, and existing or planned radon in drinking water standards, or for general help, call EPA's Drinking Water Hotline at (800) 426-4791. If your water comes from a private well, you can also contact your state radon office. EPA supports the following hotlines to best serve consumers with radon-related questions and concerns. 1-800-SOS-RADON (767-7236). Radon Hotline, operated by the National Safety Council (NSC) in partnership with EPA. Order radon test kits by phone. 1-800-55RADON (557-2366). For live help with your radon questions. Operated by the National Safety Council (NSC) in partnership with EPA. 1-800-438-4318. The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Information Clearinghouse is privately operated under contract to EPA. You can order copies of EPA consumer-oriented radon publications and get general information on radon and indoor air quality issues. 1-800-426-4791. Safe Drinking Water Hotline, privately operated under contract to EPA. For general information on drinking water, radon in water, testing and treatment, and radon drinking water standards.