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Safety issue closes city fluoride room (Unbelievable photo of fluoride corrosion)

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Safety issue closes city fluoride room

http://www.abilene-rc.com/newsdetail.asp?article_id=1051&HL=...

(Excerpt): An employee safety issue was at the center of a decision to stop putting fluoride in Abilene’s water, in April. City Manager David Dillner said the emergency safety switch in the fluoride room at the water treatment plant has become corroded making it nonfunctional. If a problem were to arise while an employee is preparing the fluoride, the employee would use that switch to alert other plant workers that they were in distress or that there was a problem. “From our stand point we look at is as an employee safety issue,” he said.

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Flashback to 2010 - Walden, NY

No more fluoride for Walden

(Excerpt): Perna said the fluoride wore down chemical pump parts to the point where pieces became so brittle they broke. Lanc and Tully engineer John O’Rourke said that fluoride placed “heavy wear and tear” on water system equipment. “It is very caustic,” he said.

http://timesadmin.startlogic.com/wp/2010/05/no-more-fluoride...

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I'm just making sure you all saw this

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This is almost like showing people pictures of Auschwitz, yet they continue calling you a kook for not liking concentration camps.

Now the concentration camp has been placed inside us with vaccines, chemtrails, fluoride and GMOs.

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Until my city eliminates fluoridation, I'm drinking distilled

Distilled water in 4L jugs (1+ gallon) cost me less than $1. That's less than a bottle of water! Forget Brita filters too.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Don't drink distilled water.

Don't drink distilled water. You need the minerals and electrolytes. Buy spring water from a local source. Filters for fluoride is a scam.

Please come join my forum if you're not a trendy and agree with my points of view.

Be careful of drinking only

Be careful of drinking only distilled water. It can disrupt the electrolyte balance. It doesn't seem to affect everyone the same, but I've personally seen people complain of chest pains and muscle twitches after only drinking distilled water for a couple of weeks.

Bonechar filters work well at getting fluoride out of water.

In case the original link never comes back up

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Here's a copy of the whole article's text:

http://www.fluoridealert.org/news/abilene-safety-issue-close...

Abilene: Safety issue closes city fluoride room

Source: The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle | June 29th, 2013 | By Gail Parsons

An employee safety issue was at the center of a decision to stop putting fluoride in Abilene’s water, in April.

City Manager David Dillner said the emergency safety switch in the fluoride room at the water treatment plant has become corroded making it nonfunctional. If a problem were to arise while an employee is preparing the fluoride, the employee would use that switch to alert other plant workers that they were in distress or that there was a problem.

“From our stand point we look at is as an employee safety issue,” he said.

The corrosion has been a slow steady occurrence since the plant opened in 1998. The Abilene City Council will need to determine if they want to authorize the room to be cleaned and the corroded switch replaced, or discontinue the fluoridation program.

Although a full assessment has not been complete, Dillner said it will cost several thousand dollars to completely fix the problems and thoroughly clean the room. The funds would come from the water utility revenues, not city tax dollars.

“We can probably do it for less than under $10, 000,” he said.

Jay Leusman, lead operator at the Abilene Water Treatment Plant, said the work that needs to be done to bring the room up to code includes replacing the emergency switch; replacing some wiring; work on the exhaust system; and lights.

If they stopped the fluorination it would be a savings of about $5,000 a year, Dillner said. That would be a savings that Mike Robson, DDS said would not be worth the money for local residents, especially the children.

He has had a dental practice in Abilene for 32 years and saw firsthand what he described as a significant improvement in the dental health of his patients after the fluoride started being put into the water.

“I would hate to see the water not be fluoridated,” he said. “I would sure like to see that (switch) repaired so we can get that back in the water.”

Over the past 15 years, since Abilene has been fluoridating the water, he said there has been a noticeable decrease in the number of children with cavities. He recalled that in the 1960s Salina became one of the first cities in Kansas to start putting fluoride in their water. When he started his practice he had some patients from Salina and saw the difference in the dental health.

“They wouldn’t have the decay (the Abilene children did),” he said.

Until the city resumes its fluoride program, Robson recommends parents ensure their children are brushing their teeth with toothpaste that has fluoride or use a fluoride rinse.

Not everyone will agree that fluoride it necessary or even safe. Its use has been protested in Kansas and around the nation. In November, Wichita voters rejected a fluoride initiative sponsored by that city’s dentists and doctors, the initiative failed with 59 percent voting no.

In January, the Kansas Republican Assembly sent the city of Topeka a letter requesting that the city cease the fluoridation during the legislative session because of a concern they had based on a meta-analysis from the Harvard School of Public Health using primarily studies out of China that “confirmed that fluoride in drinking water lowers IQ in children and that adults may also be at risk,” according to the letter.

A study summary posted online at the Harvard School of Public Health web site clarified that the researchers conducted a systematic review of studies, almost all of which are from China where fluoride is a naturally occurring substance in groundwater, and exposures to the chemical are increased in some parts of China.

That is a much different scenario than what U.S. cities face when they put small amounts of fluoride into the water.

Robson was quick to note that there have been “gazillions of studies on fluoride and they have found no correlation between IQ (and fluoride use).”

Dillner said much of the fear, especially in the early years of fluoridation came from a concern for public safety.

“The concern started in the 1950 and 60s when it was linked to a communist takeover plot. It was a big deal at that time; they thought it was being putting in the water to harm American public health,” he said.
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This is why...

I love dp.

The link

No longer works
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DID THEY TAKE IT DOWN, or can you guys still get there?

Ron brought the Liberty movement together, Rand is expanding the crap out of it! :)

You are right - the link no longer works - but I did copy photo

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I'm not sure if the link to the article has been taken down permanently, or if so many people are viewing it that their server crashed.

Nonetheless, here's a photo I saved and placed on another server so I could post it at another site:

Direct link:

http://api.ning.com/files/ZO7KDQfsD-M2biXDhVOUkxkMJVGZXFjRNt...

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That's completely disgusting

Thanks for the picture, I think. Lol!

I LOVE MY BERKEY!

. But are you SURE your

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But are you SURE your Berkey is removing the fluoride?

Which filters are you using?

I'm in the camp that reverse osmosis and probably even distillation are the only hope is getting out the fluoride satisfactorily.

And some units are better than others, of course.

Right now we are buying bottled water.....and THAT'S even a risky proposition, as you all well know, depending on how much you spend and the brand you buy.

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I'm using the ceramic white filters with PF-4 fluoride filters

Cut and paste:

PF-4 reduction elements, are designed to adsorb the following four unwanted elements most commonly found in drinking water.

- MTBE (Methyl-tertiary-butyl-ether)
- Fluoride
- Lead
- Arsenic

PF-4 filters are also designed to adsorb:

- DBCP (Dibromo-chloro-propane)
- THMs (trihalomethanes)
- Herbicides & Pesticides
- Heavy Metal ions

Note: The PF-4 shell is made from safe, non-leaching Polypropylene #5, that is BPA-Free and is used for food items such as ketchup bottles and yogurt containers.

I don't see

a picture.
And the 1st link, I have a problem loading the page.

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

Image from the first article

Thanks for posting photo

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I don't know how to post photos on the Daily Paul.

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Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

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Habit from my XHTML days

Seems to work ok...