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Franklin General Authority votes to terminate fluoride services

Source: TheDerrick.com | June 14th, 2018 | By Marissa Dechant, Staff writer

Franklin General Authority members unanimously voted Tuesday to terminate fluoride services within the city’s water system.

The vote followed an incident in February when elevated levels of the acidic chemical were discovered in some residents’ water in the Third Ward, Oak Hill and Rocky Grove areas. Residents went without drinkable water for several weeks after city crews found an equipment malfunction at Barrett Flats had allowed a surplus amount of fluoride into the system…