Exposure RISK: This “Smart” water meter is linked to high levels of radiation
(NaturalHealth365) There’s nothing that “smart” about this water meter. Smart water meter technology was launched a decade ago and touted as a way for consumers to cut down on their energy usage, lower their bills, and lessen their environmental impact.
Tens of millions of smart water meters have been installed around the world (34.8 million more are scheduled to be shipped and installed in 2021), but the technology has proven to be unsafe – emitting high levels of pulsed radiation (electrosmog), causing fires and explosions, and increasing cybersecurity risks.
But that’s not all! It’s bad enough that “smart grid technology” poses a risk to consumer health, but it’s even worse when the consumer is footing the bill and the technology isn’t as environmentally meaningful as promised. Typically, companies pass on the cost of repair and replacement of smart water meters to consumers, and their short life span (5 to 7 years) make them a financial stress to households around the world.
On top of that, reports indicate than smart water meters only reduce energy usage by roughly 2%.
WARNING: The unseen dangers of a smart water meter
Smart meters (water, gas, and electric) emit high levels of electromagnetic radiation (EMR). The radiation generated by smart meters is the same type of radiation that is generated by cell phones – radio frequency radiation – only smart meters generate roughly 100 times more radiation.
Or to put it another way: smart meters emit as many as 14,000 short bursts of intensive microwave radiation a day, bursts that not only have the capability to disrupt our cellular chemistry, but also the cellular activity of our pets, as well as wildlife and insects.
Exposure to radio frequency radiation (otherwise known as dirty electricity) has been linked to a host of serious health effects. Consumers with smart meters in their homes have reported memory problems, migraines, fatigue, heart palpitations, anxiety, sleep disturbance, eye problems, dizziness, depression, burning and flushed skin, and ringing in the ears.
While most consumer cases haven’t been proven or validated, in 2017, a French court ruled against utility smart meters and ordered the removal of LINKY electrical smart meters from 13 homes, for medical reasons. In recent years, several cities in California have appealed the installation of smart meters, and the dangers of proposed smart meter rollout continues to be contested in Iowa.
Now is the time to ask serious questions about smart meter technology
Currently, there is no world consensus on the degree of risk arising from smart meters and electrosmog. At the same time, utility companies do not have a legal base to force a smart meter on a consumer’s home. It’s your choice whether or not you want one installed.
New information is continually being published about the plausible risks of intensive, pulsed microwave smart metering. In order to stay safe, you need to stay informed.
Finally, if you’re concerned about electrosmog, consider purchasing an EMF detector. It’s a critical tool that will help you identify and locate EMF and minimize your exposure.
Ultimately, it’s critically important to always defend our right to personal health and safety.
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