Marusia Rentería-Villalobos, Alejandro Covarrubias-Muños, Alfredo Pinedo-Álvarez and Guillermo Manjon-Collado
Water in arid and semi-arid environments is characterized by the presentation of complex
interactions, where dissolved chemical species in high concentrations have negative effects on the
water quality. Radon is present in areas with a high uranium and radium content, and it is the main
contributor of the annual effective dose received by humans.