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Now Radio Waves Coming From Your Faucet?

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 21:28
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You’ve heard about concerns over smart meters that transmit intimate details of power consumption by radio waves, as well as the related dangers from the transmissions from cell phones.

Now, it appears, American consumers also may have reason to worry about their water meters. 

Word of the issue comes from a resident of Arden Hills, Minn., who is fighting the city’s demand to install new remote reading units on all city water meters because of the possible health and privacy impacts that he says still are undetermined.

Arden Hills officials announced months ago that they were upgrading their remote water meter reading system with units from a company called Badger Meter.

Public Works Director Terry Maurer told WND that all of the actively used meters in the city – except one – have been changed.

The apparent holdout is Steve Cook, a website operator, who says there are privacy concerns that should be alarming, as well as health issues that have raised still-unanswered questions.


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  • Roninsteel

    Just cover the meter in foil it stops the radio waves dead in their tracks!

    • Cap-Z-ro

      ” Just cover the meter in foil ”

      …and bake in oven at 450 degrees for 45 minutes, or until crispy on the outside and tender in the middle…yum.

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