Bay Shore, LI, NY: News about tap water

Happened to stumble upon this bit of info today. Thought some people might be wondering: Suffolk County Water Authority reports a watermain break in the Bay Shore area. It is in the area that covers Pine Acres, North Clinton, Ackerson, South of Sunrise.

Please comment: How can we get chromium-6 out of our water?

KW: I hope some people will chime in with their ideas, and/or any information they have on local levels of chromium-6. Since the EPA has requested — but not required — local governments to test for this carcinogen in our drinking water, it seems like an important step is for people to pressure Suffolk County […]

50 Reasons to oppose fluoridation of water

(excerpt from) Food Consumer 50 reasons to oppose fluoridation Dr. Paul Connet, Ph.D. of St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY offers 50 reasons to oppose fluoridation as listed below and the statements are slightly edited. 1.  Humans don’t need fluoride to have good teeth; 2.  Fluoridation is unnecessary. Most Western European countries are not fluoridated […]

Ohio city warned to avoid tainted water: government/industry mistake

The supplier accidentally gave the city water department “hydrochloric acid”, instead of “fluoride” to add to the water. Seems like it was caught in time, and no serious injuries. Though, it raises the issue of just how important the public water supply is, and should we be experimenting with dumping any chemicals into our water? […]

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