Fluoride Action Network

McPherson: substantial fluoride increase in one well

Source: The McPhersonSentinel | Revenue up for BPU in ‘08 | January 28th, 2009
Location: United States, Kansas


… [The McPherson Board of Public Utilities general manager Rick Anderson] discussed a testing issue with one of BPU’s water wells. A routine test of all of the wells revealed a substantial increase in fluoride. Anderson said the increase is likely due to an error in the test because the increase is so significant and none of the other wells tested had a similar increase. The city does not add fluoride to the water Anderson said.

BPU is now in the process of taking its own sample of the well’s water to have it analyzed by a private lab.

“I have every confidence that the fluoride levels are below the maximum contamination levels,” Anderson said….