Accession Number : ADA131425

Title :   Nuclear Warfare Water Contamination.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INC SCHAUMBURG IL

Personal Author(s) : Phillips, J C ; Roberts, J A ; Sievers, R H ; Gminder, R

PDF Url : ADA131425

Report Date : 01 May 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 218

Abstract : The fallout contamination of watersheds and water supplies resulting from surface burst nuclear weapons is sufficiently high to require the use of water purification equipment to produce potable water that meets the current radiological water quality standards. Problems with existing radiation detection and monitoring equipment are discussed. A water contamination model is described. (Author)

Descriptors :   *RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION, *FALLOUT, *WATER SUPPLIES, *WATERSHEDS, MODELS, WATER QUALITY, MONITORING, WATER TREATMENT, PURIFICATION, FIELD CONDITIONS, POLICIES, PARAMETERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, RADIOACTIVE DECAY

Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare
      Radiation Pollution and Control
      Noise Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE