Letter: Thanks for stress, anxiety

Previous council, thanks a lot for the extra stress and anxiety in our lives, writes Cecil Konkin.

Despite lots of indicators of residents being worried, scared or livid about the water meters and their RF radiation, city council has decided to go ahead with the water meter program.

I know one elderly lady who is really scared about having one of these meters put in her. But what can she do? Council has bullied everyone into this program, with threats of what was it, $2,500 or $3,000 for a pit meter if they don’t get a “free” one installed in the home? Who can afford the fines?

Her health is already compromised. Anything could tip the scales and make it worse. Just the stress and worry of having one of these RF radiation machines in the house will make things worse, never mind the possible effects of the radiation.

The meters are installed sometimes right in rooms where people are actively living, or sometimes in the basement just several feet below where the people sleep. Way, way too close for comfort.

There should be a provision by council to allow those with compromised health to opt out of this program. To do otherwise would be cruel.

She would be better off with a pit meter, but the city would charge her for that. Who can afford $2,500 or $3,000?

There are many suspected links between RF radiation and cancer, brain tumors, etc. This abomination has been forced on us, despite better ways to save water. Did they really consider all the options, or just make it look like they did?

Previous council, thanks a lot for the extra stress and anxiety in our lives, and for the potential harm to us from the RF radiation. You will always be remembered for what you did to our town, and not in a kind way.

This will always be on your conscience, if you have one.

– Cecil Konkin, Grand Forks