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Assessment of Natural Uranium in the Ground Water around Jaduguda Uranium Mining Complex, India

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Author(s): N. K. Sethy | R. M. Tripathi | V. N. Jha | S. K. Sahoo | A. K. Shukla | V. D. Puranik

Journal: Journal of Environmental Protection
ISSN 2152-2197

Volume: 02;
Issue: 07;
Start page: 1002;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Natural Uranium | Ingestion Dose | Radiological Risk

ABSTRACT
Ground water ecosystem surrounding the uranium processing facility at Jaduguda, India has been studied for natural uranium distribution. Annual intake of uranium through drinking water for members of public residing around the uranium complex is found to be in the range of 41.8 Bquy–1 - 44.4 Bquy–1. The intake and ingestion dose is appreciably low (
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