Radon Program


Annual Poster Contest

  • 2021/2022 Radon Poster Contest
  • October 22 – Entries due to DEQ (postmarked)
  • November 5 – State Voting begins
  • November 15 – State Voting ends
  • November 30 – Winners announced
  • January – Winners will meet with Governor during National Radon Action Month*

In the News

Learn About Radon

Utah’s Own Radon Poster Contest

What is Radon?

Surviving Radon: Jan Poulsen’s Story

The radioactive killer

Deseret News: The Radioactive Killer

What is Radon?

National Radon Action Month: Be Ready Utah

What is Radon?

What is Radon?

What is Radon? (Spanish)

¿Que es Radón? (Español)

How To Get Your Very Own Radon Test Kit

How To Get Your Very Own Radon Test Kit

Coloring Book

Created with the money he won from the poster contest in 2017, Kyler, at age 9, created this coloring book for other kids to learn about the dangers of radon.

Indoor Radon Program

The primary goal of the Utah Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control’s (DWMRC) Indoor Radon Program is to reduce the level of indoor radon in the state of Utah to concentrations less than the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) action level of 4 pCi/L (pico-Curies per liter).

The Radon program is partially funded by the State Indoor Radon Grant from the EPA. The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control, in addition to responding to telephone inquiries from the public, provides education through public outreach, conducts ”target area” indoor radon surveys, and individualized assistance to homeowners and public agencies concerning all aspects of the indoor radon hazard problem.

The Indoor Radon Program focuses its efforts in the following five areas:

  • Radon Resistant Construction
  • Real Estate Disclosure and Testing
  • Local Government Coalitions
  • Public School Testing
  • Radon Awareness (Testing and Mitigation)

Disclaimer Regarding Mitigators

The DWMRC does not accredit, certify, recommend or endorse listed individuals or companies, nor are we responsible for work done or liability incurred by you. Listed contractors are certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program or the National Radon Safety Board.


Eleanor Divver (edivver@utah.gov), Radon Coordinator: (801) 536-0091