Why is our drinking water fluoridated?
The short answer is Georgia law 391-3-5-.16 states that all potable water supplies in incorporated communities and counties lying wholly within this State must be fluoridated. Athens-Clarke County has put together a fact sheet regarding fluoridation of the water within our county. Copy and paste this link into your browser to access this information: http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/DocumentCenter/View/27083

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1. Where does my drinking water come from?
2. What is Athens-Clarke County doing to control lead in our drinking water?
3. How do I know that our tap water is safe to drink?
4. Why is our drinking water fluoridated?