Many Odisha schoolchildren hit by fluoride contamination
The spectre of fluoride contamination has come to haunt schoolchildren in Odisha’s Nuapada district with potable water sources in as many as 54 schools and anganwadi premises testing for fluoride presence beyond permissible limits.
India's excess fluoride in groundwater
Fluoride occurs naturally in groundwater. In small amounts, this is usually not a problem, but in India the concentration in many places exceeds the threshold at which is starts to present a health hazard.
Global fluoride and arsenic contamination of water mapped
Swiss researchers have made maps showing the estimated levels of two important contaminants in groundwater
TN’s fluoride hotspots: How failed water supply schemes are jeopardising community health
India’s water crisis is rooted in poverty and inequality, not in physical availability, and this is more apparent in the fluoride hotspots of Tamil Nadu.
Fluoride: Killing Us Softly
This article was first published in December 2013. In recent developments (February 7, 2018), the Fluoride Action Network (FAN)...
Fluoride contamination on the rise in Texas groundwater
Water drips out of almost every facet — and faucet — of Texas. With the state ranking in the top three for groundwater use, it is important for all that water be clear of contaminants.