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Posted on: February 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City’s Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant receives CDPHE’s Fluoride Award

CITY OF BRIGHTON WINS 2020 WATER FLUORIDATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS (2)

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Oral Health Unit (OHU) recently awarded the City of Brighton’s Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant the 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Water Fluoridation Quality Award. Brighton was one of 16 water treatment plants that received the CDC Quality Award for 2020. 

Water fluoridation is the process of adjusting the amount of fluoride in drinking water to a level recommended for preventing tooth decay. According to the CDPHE, the current U.S. Public Health Service recommendation for optimally-fluoridated water is 0.7 mg/L. A water treatment plant is considered to be providing optimally-fluoridated water when daily levels are maintained between 0.6 - 0.9 mg/L for 75-percent of the month. In order to be considered for providing optimally-fluoridated water, the RO Plant sends monthly reports to the CDPHE’s Oral Health Unit and monthly samples to the State Laboratory.

The City last received the recognition in 2018. 

"We appreciate the hard work of the staff to produce quality water for our residents," said Brett Sherman, Director of Utilities. “This award exemplifies our commitment to fluoridation that is safe and effective for our community’s oral health.”

To learn more about the City’s Reverse Osmosis Treatment Plant, click here.

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