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Asks Ladysmith residents to call elected officials to end fluoridation of city water
I call upon the officials of the city of Ladysmith to end fluoridation of the city water supply. The fluoride that the city currently puts in the water is a neurotoxin, according to multiple studies. There is currently a lawsuit that was filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the Fluoride Action Network/FAN (flouridealert.org). […]United States, Wisconsin
It’s time to rethink fluoride in water — Brenda Staudenmaier
I am concerned about the recent spike in fluoride in the drinking water of Sun Prairie. Accidents such as this could put thousands of residents at risk of ingesting harmful levels of fluoride, as demonstrated by a recent National Toxicology Program report. Adding fluoride to drinking water is a risky practice that can lead to accidents such […]United States, Wisconsin
You Ask, We Answer: How much does it cost Eau Claire to add fluoride to its water?
EAU CLAIRE (WQOW) – For this edition of You Ask, We Answer, one viewer is wondering how much it costs the city of Eau Claire to add fluoride to its drinking water? City officials say the 2023 fluoride budget is $48,800. They say that’s pretty typical, though the cost of the mineral has increased with Covid and […]United States, Wisconsin
Equipment failure causes brief spike in fluoride in Sun Prairie water; no danger to public
Sun Prairie Utilities notified about 9,000 customers earlier this month that an equipment malfunction caused fluoride levels in some city water to exceed state and federal safe drinking water standards but resulted in no immediate danger to public health. The Feb. 23 pump valve failure was discovered during a daily inspection Feb. 24 and resulted […]United States, Wisconsin
Roughly 8,000 Sun Prairie residents informed of fluoride water quality violation
Roughly 8,000 near west side Sun Prairie residents are reacting to a letter sent last week by Sun Prairie Utilities describing a Department of Natural Resources violation for fluoride in their drinking water. The letter, entitled “Important information about your drinking water,” described a Tier 2 violation in which Sun Prairie Utilities exceeded the fluoride […]United States, Wisconsin
Sun Prairie residents concerned about fluoride in drinking water after receiving utility company letter
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV) – Sun Prairie Utilities has informed around 8,000 residents of an issue with their drinking water. High levels of fluoride were detected in some areas, exceeding state and federal safe drinking water standards. It’s a problem that was detected months ago, but residents are just finding out about the issue this […]United States, Wisconsin
Ripon suspends fluoridation program until problems with wells are fixed.
The Ripon Common Council voted to suspend the city’s water fluoridation program until some of its wells are complete and compliant with state regulations for storing chemicals at water utilities. During a council meeting earlier this month, utility officials presented key points from the 2022 Sanitary Survey Report for the Ripon Water Utility, which found […]United States, Wisconsin
Changes coming to Ripon’s water utility; city will temporarily stop fluoride treatment.
The city of Ripon is expected to discontinue using fluoride in its drinking water in the coming months to better comply with state regulations for storing chemicals at water utilities. That much and more were discussed by officials during last week Monday’s Ripon Common Council meeting. During the meeting, utility officials presented the key points […]United States, Wisconsin
Jefferson decides to leave fluoride in its water supply.
JEFFERSON—For the foreseeable future, at least, the City of Jefferson will continue to put fluoride into its drinking water. The Jefferson Common Council in recent days changed its collective mind on the subject. Originally, unanimously in favor of removal of fluoride from city water, the council’s attitude changed after the panel heard from a pair […]United States, Wisconsin
Waterloo dentist argues for putting fluoride back in the water.
FAN Editorial Note: Dr. Nothem makes many false statements in this article including: “It would take 85 glasses of water per day for an adult to develop chronic fluorosis” – research has shown that dental fluorosis often develops early in life during a critical window of fluoride over-exposure. (JS) With Waterloo having discontinued using fluoride […]United States, Wisconsin