Adding fluoride to water to medicate whole populations is unwise. Elderly patients, especially those with decreased kidney function, are particularly affected by the negative effects of this chemical.
We do not want highly toxic industrial waste dumped in our excellent drinking water. The people of Bolton have made this very clear, over the years.
That has led to plans by the Sindh provincial government to invest 5.4 billion Pakistani rupees ($53 million) in installing 750 solar-powered reverse osmosis water purification plants across the sprawling desert district, to help get safe drinking water to the region’s over 1.5 million people.
The Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued bailable warrant against collectors of Nanded, Chandrapur, Parbhani and Hingoli for failing to file affidavit in reply to a petition of green activists over contaminated water supply in these districts.
The century-long drinking water problem associated with high flouride contamination still persists in an alarmingly high number of 14,132 habitations in 19 Indian States, found the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
Ford City will stop adding fluoride to its drinking water when its water plant being built next year goes into service
A group of concerned residents believes everyone should have the choice to consume fluoride, but it is a choice they aren’t being given.
High fluoride content in drinking water are not only causing skeletal damages but it is also causing non-skeletal damages including infertility and mental disorders.
Since the early 1970s, the city of Silverton has added fluoride to its drinking water.
But a group of local residents, led by Clint Simmons of Silverton, are not happy with the practice and would like to put a stop to it.
Water pollution continues to be an urgent issue in China
Northern China’s Hebei Province released a report on on July 23 showing that over 17 million residents there drink unsafe water, with over 5.7 million drinking water high in fluoride and brackish water.
The Italian government has failed to improve the quality of its drinking water, leaving people exposed to health risks from high levels of arsenic and fluoride, the European Commission said on Thursday.
The fluoride debate is changing, and fast, as more Americans are becoming aware of the known health risks of water fluoridation. City councils across the country are beginning to give their residents a choice when it comes to fluoridated drinking water, with many adding fluoridation measures to upcoming ballots.