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Carl Junction Considers Not Adding Fluoride to the Water Supply

Source: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. | April 6th, 2015 | By Gretchen Bolander
Location: United States, Missouri

… Voters approved adding the mineral in 2005. Since then, the city has spent more than a quarter of a million dollars to lease fluoridation equipment, plus the price of buying the mineral itself.

“It will save us a little bit of money because we don’t have to buy it anymore, it’s just an expense we don’t have to have,” said Lawver.

Even if Carl Junction decides to drop the mineral additive, there is still some naturally occurring fluoride in the water. The city council will take a look at the switch at Tuesday night’s meeting.

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