How is fluoride added to the water supply?
The District is utilizing sodium fluoride to fluoridate the District’s water supply. Sodium fluoride comes in a granular form similar to salt. Dry sodium fluoride is poured into a drum of water, called a saturator tank, and a consistent water level is maintained. Water can only hold a certain amount of fluoride, so the water becomes saturated with the sodium fluoride. This fluoride solution is then metered into the distribution system.

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1. What is fluoride?
2. Why do water providers add fluoride to their water supply?
3. How is fluoride added to the water supply?
4. How can I tell if I am in an area receiving fluoride?
5. Why are some areas of the District not fluoridated?
6. What if I don't want fluoride in my water?
7. Will the District reimburse me for costs I expend to install treatment devices to remove fluoride?
8. My dental care or health care provider has been giving our family fluoride supplements. Should I continue or stop using these supplements?
9. Where can I find more information about fluoridation?