January 21, - Residents tote jugs of discolored water to a community forum. The Detroit Free Press reports children are developing rashes and suffering from mysterious illnesses. In a background paper submitted to Governor Rick Snyder, the MDEQ states that elevated TTHM levels are not an immediate health emergency because the risk of disease increases only after years of consumption. A mother of four, she had first contacted the EPA with concerns about dark sediment in her tap water possibly making her children sick.
Patterns of dental caries following the cessation of water fluoridation.
More Flint kids may have high levels of lead This week, Snyder was served with a subpoena by attorneys representing Flint residents who have filed a class-action suit. They have asked for the governor's emails and text messages going back to January Snyder has released some emails from and With respect to releasing my emails, I did that. This is an extraordinary case. Arrest governor Whether Flint's water crisis happened because the city has poor residents has been discussed in social media, particularly by filmmaker and Flint native Michael Moore.
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. Patterns of dental caries following the cessation of water fluoridation. To compare prevalence and incidence of caries between fluoridation-ended and still-fluoridated communities in British Columbia, Canada, from a baseline survey and after three years. Data were collected on snacking, oral hygiene, exposure to fluoride technologies, and socio-economic level. The prevalence of caries assessed in 5, children, grades 2, 3, 8, 9 decreased over time in the fluoridation-ended community while remaining unchanged in the fluoridated community.
However, even in the U. Drinking water sources are subject to contamination and require appropriate treatment to remove disease-causing agents. Public drinking water systems use various methods of water treatment to provide safe drinking water for their communities. Today, the most common steps in water treatment used by community water systems mainly surface water treatment include: Figure courtesy of EPA Coagulation and Flocculation Coagulation and flocculation are often the first steps in water treatment.