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Valpo fluoride commission tours Flint Lake water treatment plant

Source: Post-Tribune | June 5th, 2014 | By James D. Wolf Jr.
Location: United States, Indiana

… Members of the Valparaiso City Utilities Fluoride Commission saw this Wednesday as they toured the Flint Lake water treatment plant, collecting data to produce a report by Sept. 30 on whether Valparaiso should continue fluoridating its water.

Fluoridation began in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1945 and came to Indiana at South Bend, Huntington and Indianapolis in 1951, with Valparaiso starting in 1952.

Now, a computer system adjusts for water flow and puts 0.3 gallons of hydrofluorosilicic acid — the fluoride compound Valparaiso uses — into every 120 gallons of water…

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