Oxford County Public Health are reminding the public about sodium and fluoride levels in our local drinking water.
Oxford County Public Health is reminding residents about the presence of fluoride and sodium in some of the County's drinking water systems.
Municipal drinking water in Brownsville, Ingersoll, Lakeside and Tillsonburg have fluoride levels above the recommended level of 1.5 mg/L. For sodium a number of communities have levels above the recommended level of 20mg/L. Bright, Brownsville, Embro, Ingersoll, Norwich, Otterville, Springford, Thamesford, Tillsonburg and Woodstock.
Manager of Health Protection Peter Haywood notes they put out this reminder every year.
"So the safety of municipal drinking water system is not affected by sodium or flouride levels."
Oxford County’s 17 municipal drinking water systems are monitored 24/7 to ensure its safety and quality.
You can read the full report on Flouride levels here.
You can read the full report on Sodium levels here.