Fluoride Action Network

Ferris: Too much fluoride in drinking water in January

Source: CBS-21 TV | November 15th, 2017 | By Jason Allen


… In January, the water exceeded the state’s maximum level for fluoride, leading to a recommendation for young children not to drink it due to a risk of dental problems…

*See original article titled High Water Bills Lead To Angst In Ferris


Other reports on Ferris:

January 20, 2017, The Ellis County Citizen:
“Based on the average results of routine tests conducted on water samples collected by City contractors from the Ferris Public Water System, TCEQ has calculated the average fluoride level to be 4.1 mg/L

January 21, 2017, The Ellis County Citizen
“Ferris Independent School District [ISD] has stopped providing City of Ferris water to students following the city’s announcement of high fluoride levels…”

August 24, 2017, The Ellis County Press
Currently all levels have returned to safe consumption for all ages and will not require an alternate source for cooking and drinking.”

August 4, 2016, The Ellis County Press:
The Cities of Ferris and Avalon had nothing to say about a recent report indicating that in 2014 both had high levels of naturally occurring fluoride in its city’s water…”

July 14, 2016, City of Ferris
“This is an alert about your drinking water and a cosmetic dental problem that might affect children under nine years of age. At low levels, fluoride can help prevent cavities, but children drinking water containing more than 2 milligrams per liter (mg/L) of fluoride may develop cosmetic discoloration of their permanent teeth (dental fluorosis). The drinking water provided by your community water system City of Ferris has a fluoride concentration of 4.0 mg/L.”

• June 2016, Toxic Waters, Broken Laws:
“The 17 non-compliant water systems, and their respective fluoride levels, are: Ferris (4.0 ppm)…”

2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

• 1992, CDC, Fluoridation Census 1992, Natural Levels of Fluoride in Drinking Water = Ferris 3.8