May 26, 2014

Is there fluoride in our water?

Can you ask someone in Sandusky why our water supply is being fluoridated? I wonder if these people even know how damaging fluoride is to the human body? The county gets paid to dump the stuff in there, a waste product, since it's illegal do put anywhere else. But it slowly kills people. It's said to help 'dental issues'. Right... Rob in Perkins Township

Sandusky water superintendent Doug Keller provided the following response:

Yes, we do add fluoride to the drinking water. The city of Sandusky voted to fluoridate their drinking water in the early 1970s.

Lake Erie has a natural fluoride level of 0.15 to 0.20 mg/L. We add hydrofluosilicic acid to increase the fluoride level to 1.0 mg/L. The EPA strictly regulates the fluoridation process for all water treatment plants. The Sandusky Water Treatment plant has received an "Water Fluoridation Quality Award" from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the past several years. The awards are for the way we maintain our equipment and control the feed rate though out the year.

Because the public voted to fluoridate their drinking water, we cannot stop until the public decides otherwise.

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Comments

Pterocarya frax...

I bet Rob doesn't believe in vaccinations either.

WeThePeople1965

It would seem so. Vaccines were first preserved with thimerosal, which contains a non-toxic level of mercury. Now, vaccines aren't preserved with thimerosal (with the exception of the Influenza virus), but I would be more alarmed about formaldehyde being used in some vaccines, or human/insect/other animal cells being used in the vaccine (probably to elicit an immune response). However, I don't oppose vaccines, I would rather my body be introduced to a minute amount of toxin and it dispose of it than try to fight meningitis or anthrax. This is the CDCs publication on additives in vaccines, a list of vaccines and their additives:

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs...

Florence Nightingale

No worries - there is more formaldehyde produced in the body naturally than there is in a vaccine. As with all chemicals or compounds, the dose makes the poison.

woww

Haha I wish there was a "like" button on here!^^^

totallyamazed

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Here's an interesting study submitted for your reading enjoyment:
It concerns fluoride and the toxic effect in which (IT COULD) have on the body, especially the young.

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news...

A big Berkley water filter will remove most of this fluoride.
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The Big Dog's back

I'm not so sure I would rely on a study from China. Who knows what else is in their water.

totallyamazed

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True, maybe the combination of fluoride plus other toxins could impact a study.
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Dr. Information

Fluoride has been proven Bob to help with dental decay. I found many published studies by my friend Google.