Last night, someone gave me a slightly informed picture as to why they would not have a water meter due to radiation and suggested I should look it up.
As it happens, I now have a water meter, but have still got time to have it removed and don't know what to do.
Having found some information, on the link below , should this be a matter for concern, or does it just blend in with all the other equipment we use these days?
We need to know the dangers and I think there is something on facebook too.http://www.smartmeterpetition.org/
Smart meters broadcast detailed usage data from our homes to the supplier via a central data office. They use wireless technology and operate day and night, constantly emitting microwave radiation over a wide area, so radiation from your neighbours’ meters will affect your property. The UK government have chosen to use outdated (ICNIRP) safety guidelines which focus on the thermal effects. Other countries including Russia and China have updated their safety guidelines to include non-thermal effects on health; fibre optic connections would be safer for privacy and health. While a one-off exposure may not cause harm to adults, continuous involuntary exposure to low-level microwave radiation (e.g. smart meters, tetra, mobile phone masts etc) is already causing harm to vulnerable people. There has been no government research into the long-term, cumulative health effects especially on children, babies and people with existing long-term illness. If you have any concerns, or your neighbour has Environmental Illness please keep your existing meters and find out more. In 2012 Charles Hendry Energy Minister, told the House of Commons: “We believe that people will benefit from having smart meters, but we will not make them obligatory. If people are concerned about the electromagnetic issues, they will not be required to have one. We have been willing to give assurances to Hon Members on that account.”