Fluoride re-introduced to Hamilton's water supply
Media advisory: Fluoride re-introduced to Hamilton's
Today, the High Court refused Safe
Water Alternative NZ Inc’s (SWANZ) application for interim
relief of fluoride into Hamilton’s water supply.
means that the process to put fluoride back into the water
supply will now begin.
It will take up to seven days to
begin adding fluoride to the city’s water supply and a
further one to two weeks for fluoride to be distributed
right throughout the water supply network.
continue with their application to challenge fluoridation at
the substantial High Court hearing. The date of this High
Court hearing is set for 9 September.
$50,000 has been set
aside in the draft 2014/15 Annual Plan to meet the costs of
the court hearings.
For more information on the fluoride
process to date, visit www.hamilton.govt.nz/fluoride
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