Fluoride Action Network

The city of Murray pays $1,560 a ton for sodium fluoride

Source: Murray Ledger & Times | Council appoints Hudspeth mayor of Murray | Staff Writer
Posted on September 25th, 2009
Location: United States, Kentucky


… The council also accepted bids from Brenntag for chemicals for the water and wastewater departments. The city will pay $395 a ton for sodium hydroxide, $588 a ton for chlorine cylinders, $821 a ton for sulfur dioxide and 78 cents a pound for sodium fluoride. Public Works Director J.L. Barnett said prices had gone up considerably in the last three months, which was why he recommended buying supplies for six months this time instead of three. He said prices could go up again after the new year…


Note: 78 cents a pound for sodium fluoride = $1,560 a ton.