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ISO 9697

Water quality - Gross beta activity - Test method using thick source

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 1 November 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 20
ICS Code (Examination of physical properties of water): 13.060.60
ICS Code (Radiation protection): 13.280
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This document specifies a test method for the determination of gross beta activity concentration in non-saline waters. The method covers non-volatile radionuclides with maximum beta energies of approximately 0,3 MeV or higher. Measurement of low energy beta emitters (e.g. 3H, 228Ra, 210Pb, 14C, 35S and 241Pu) and some gaseous or volatile radionuclides (e.g. radon and radioiodine) might not be included in the gross beta quantification using the test method described in this document.

This test method is applicable to the analysis of raw and drinking waters. The range of application depends on the amount of total soluble salts in the water and on the performance characteristics (background count rate and counting efficiency) of the counter used.

It is the laboratory's responsibility to ensure the suitability of this method for the water samples tested.

Document History

ISO 9697
November 1, 2018
Water quality - Gross beta activity - Test method using thick source
This document specifies a test method for the determination of gross beta activity concentration in non-saline waters. The method covers non-volatile radionuclides with maximum beta energies of...
April 1, 2015
Water quality - Gross beta activity in non-saline water - Test method using thick source
This International Standard specifies a test method for the determination of gross beta activity concentration in non-saline waters. The method covers non-volatile radionuclides with maximum beta...
November 1, 2008
Water quality — Measurement of gross beta activity in non-saline water — Thick source method
This International Standard specifies a method for the determination of gross beta activity in non-saline waters. The method covers non-volatile radionuclides with maximum beta energies > 0,3 MeV....
January 1, 1992
Water Quality - Measurement of Gross Beta Activity in Non- Saline Water First Edition
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