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Douglas school board set to review radon removal during Tuesday meeting

The Douglas County School Board will review current radon mitigation tactics at Zephyr Cove Elementary School during their board meeting Tuesday.

The meeting starts at 3:30 p.m. at Douglas High School in Minden.

District Business Services Director Holly Luna and Dirk Roper, mitigation radon consultant with Fallon Heating and Air, will present a summary report on radon and the alternative mitigation method called active slab depressurization.



The sub slab would create a vacuum under the school, which would catch all the gas from the ground, including radon, and release it in another area away from the students. This would prevent the radon gas from entering the school.

The district currently is using high-efficiency particulate air filters, which filters out radon progeny – radioactive particles into which radon decays – after it enters the room.


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