The community of approximately 2300 people will no longer receive artificially fluoridated water.
Background levels of natural fluoride throughout the town wells is said to be at approximately 0.5 ppm (mg/L). The town considers this to be an acceptable amount, therefore, there is no need to repair the broken pump.
Most recently, Health Canada suggested municipalities adopt a level of 0.7 ppm (mg/L) as the ‘optimal’ target concentration for fluoride in
Town council meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of every month.