On October 25, 2010 following four long years of education,
campaigning, presentations, forums, and debates; Waterloo,
Ontario, Canada citizens voted to shut down their 44 year
fluoridation practice. Decommissioning of fluoridation equipment
and hydrofluorosilicic acid (HFSA) ensued shortly thereafter on
November 29, 2010.
Watch this short video (1min. 26sec.) to witness one of
Waterloo's hydrofluorosilicic acid (HFSA) fluoridation feed
stations being decommissioned, drained, and taken down.
All of Waterloo's fluoridation feed stations were decommissioned
and taken down, pursuant to the people's democratic and
Also note that 'hydrofluorosilicic' can be seen misspelled on the
chemical tanker shown in this video; incorrectly spelled
"hydro fluorisilicic". It should be one word, and should be fluoro…
What's the fate of hydrofluorosilicic acid (HFSA) chemical
inventory when a municipality decides to end water
fluoridation? Now that it can no longer be diluted into the
drinking water supply, remaining hydrofluorosilicic acid
(HFSA) reverts back to hazardous waste status once again;
requiring licensed, costly, hazardous waste handling,
removal and proper disposal.