To be clear, the trace amounts of arsenic, lead & other contaminants are so small that once diluted they usually do not exceed their regulated safe drinking water limits. However, as Paul Van Caulart, one of Canada's top water treatment experts, explains in his video presentation on this page, public water limits for arsenic, lead, & other contaminants were devised to regulate natural occurring levels of these toxins, & not to regulate the purposeful addition of these toxins. So there you have it, on top of all the controversy of increasing people's exposure to fluoride, fluoridated water is also a way for the phosphate fertilizer industry to sell their waste rather than pay to have it disposed of.
3 min: What are industrial
9 min: Paul Van Caulart,
Canadian Water Treatment Expert
These points & the data presented throughout this website helps explain why:
Hopefully more & more people will choose to learn the basic principles for evaluating the validity of data. After all, just like a juror in a court of law, we all have the capacity to seek clarification about what is the most relevant, verifiable & least biased evidence available for any particular controversy.
Whether we are an elected official, administrator, PhD or lay person, these are the skills we all need to learn & practice
in order to develop truly informed perspectives on any issue.