Fluoride Action Network

Awards to 132 communities for 50 years of Continuous Community Fluoridation

Source: National Oral Health Conference | April 15th, 2018 | Awarded by the ADA, ASTDD, CDC

ADA/ASTDD/CDC
[American Dental Association; Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors; and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention]

Honoring 73 Years of Community Water Fluoridation in the United States
National Oral Health Conference

April 15, 2018, ASTDD Annual Business Meeting, Louisville Marriot Downtown

Fifty Year Awards (132)
For 50 Years of Continuous Community Water Fluoridation, 1967 – 2017

Alabama
CULLMAN UTILITIES BOARD
TALLAHASSEE WATER WORKS
TUSKEGEE UTILITIES BOARD

Arkansas
CABOT WATERWORKS

Colorado
ASPEN-CASTLE CREEK WTP
COLLINS-CITY OF

Connecticut
AQUARION WATER CO of CT – MAIN SYSTEM
AQUARION WATER CO of CT – GREENWICH SYSTEM
AQUARION WATER CO of CT – NORTON SYSTEM
AQUARION WATER CO of CT – STAMFORD
CONNECTICUT WATER COMPANY
NORTHERN REG-WESTERN SYSTEM
SHORELINE REGION- GUILFORD SYSTEM
REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY
WALLINGFORD WATER DEPT

Georgia
DALTON UTILITIES

Illinois
AVISTON
BARRINGTON
CANTON
CENTRALIA
DAWSON
DEKALB
DELAVAN
EAST ALTON
EAST DUNDEE
ELGIN
FRANKFORT
HOOPESTON
ILLIOPOLIS
MACON
MORRIS
STEGER
VANDALIA
VIENNA
WAVERLY

Iowa
STORM LAKE WATER TREATMENT PLANT
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA WATER SYSTEM

Indiana
AURORA UTILITIES
BOONVILLE WATER WORKS – VEOLIA
BROOKSTON WATER DEPARTMENT
MOORESVILLE INDIANA AMERICAN WC
SALEM
SCOTTSBURG WATER DEPARTMENT
SELLERSBURG
SOUTH BEND WATER WORKS
VINCENNES WATER DEPARTMENT

Kansas
OSAGE CITY
WATER DISTRICT 1 JOHNSON CO

Kentucky
CARLISLE WATER DEPT
CORBIN UTIL COMM
KENTON CO WD
LONDON UTIL COMM
PINEVILLE WATER SYSTEM
RICHMOND WTR/GAS/SEWER WORKS
SOMERSET WS

Maine
BREWER WATER DEPARTMENT
FAIRFIELD UTILITY DISTRICT
ISLAND FALLS WATER DEPARTMENT
MEXICO WATER DISTRICT
VAN BUREN WATER DISTRICT

Massachusetts
Wenham

Michigan
BRONSON
GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY (DETROIT)
OTSEGO

Minnesota
ADA
CHATFIELD
DODGE CENTER
FAIRFAX
GILBERT
GRAND MEADOW
HANCOCK
HARMONY
HASTINGS
JACKSON
LAKE CRYSTAL
MORGAN
MOUND
OSAKIS
OWATONNA
PINE CITY
ROSEMOUNT
SAINT CLAIR
SLEEPY EYE
TRACY
WASECA
WELLS
WILLMAR

Mississippi
CITY OF IUKA

Nebraska
UTICA, VILLAGE OF 

New Hampshire
ROCHESTER WATER DEPARTMENT

New Jersey
Fort Dix
WESTCHESTER COUNTY WD #2

New York
ALBION VILLAGE
ECWA DIRECT
GRAND ISLAND TOWN WATER DEPT.
MOHAWK VALLEY WATER AUTHORITY
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER JOINT WW
POTSDAM VILLAGE
RAVENA VILLAGE
RICHMONDVILLE VILLAGE
TROY CITY PWS

North Carolina
ASHEBORO
FOREST CITY
GREENSBORO 

North Dakota
ENDERLIN CITY OF
FORT YATES

Pennsylvania
BEAVER FALLS MA (EASTVALE PLT

South Carolina
GREER CPW
WEST COLUMBIA, CITY OF

Tennessee
CITY OF SOUTH FULTON
ERIN
HENDERSON WATER DEPARTMENT
JASPER WATER DEPARTMENT
MADISON SUBURBAN UD
MARTIN WATER DEPARTMENT
METRO LYNCHBURG UTILITY DEPARTMENT
SHARON WATER SYSTEM
WATER AUTHORITY OF DICKSON COUNTY

Texas
CITY OF ALICE
CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS

Virginia
BIG STONE GAP, TOWN OF
COVINGTON, CITY OF
GALAX, CITY OF

Washington
CHEHALIS WD

West Virginia
BLUEWELL PSD
KINGWOOD WATER WORKS
WEST UNION MUNICIPAL WATER

Wisconsin
ARLINGTON
WATERWORKS
FOX LAKE
SHELBY TN OF SD 2 SKYLINE
STRUM
WEST SALEM

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2017 Community Initiative Awards (5)
Communities that passed water fluoridation initiatives during the past calendar year

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Wilmington, Ohio
Meadville Pennsylvania
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Lynnfield Center, Massachusetts

2017 Community Fluoridation Reaffirmation Awards (15)
Communities that defeated initiatives to discontinue community water fluoridation during the past year

Petersburg, AK
Durango, CO
Fellsmere, FL
Sudbury, MA
Bay St Louis, MS
Forest City, NC
Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), NC
Rugby City, ND
Ebensburg, PA
Second South Cheatham Utility District, TN
Jonesborough, TN
Whiteville TN
Proctor, VT
Keyser, WV
Green Bay, WI

2017 State Fluoridation Quality Awards (5)
Consistent optimally fluoridated water in over 90% of the adjusted water systems or population supplied by adjusted water systems

Alaska
Massachusetts
Nevada
North Dakota
Utah

2017 State Fluoridation Initiative Award (2)
The state with the most new systems fluoridating and/or the state that had the greatest population on fluoridated water in the past calendar year

Arkansas
Florida

2017 Fluoridation Merit Awards (1)

The Fluorides Awards Committee is pleased to present our Fluoridation Merit Award given to recognize “an outstanding contribution toward the progress of fluoridation” to:

Ernest Newbrun, BDS, DMD, PhD, Professor Emeritus
As the dedication in ADA’s 2018 Fluoridation Facts notes, Dr. Ernest Newbrun is a respected researcher, esteemed educator, inspiring mentor and tireless advocate for community water fluoridation. Dr. Newbrun, Professor Emeritus at the University of California San Francisco (USCF), earned two dental degrees, the first from the University of Sydney in 1954 (BDS) and the second from Alabama in 1959 (DMD). Additionally, he earned a MS from Rochester in 1957, a PhD in biochemistry from UCSF in 1965 and a Certificate in Periodontology from USCF in 1983. An internationally recognized expert on fluorides, oral biology, cariology and periodontology, Dr. Newbrun has served as a consultant to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Food and Drug Administration, American Dental Association, Dental Health Foundation (California) and Pan American Health Organization. He has served as a reviewer for 27 different journals and presented his research findings at more than 75 international conferences and many additional national and regional meetings. A prolific author, Dr. Newbrun has 116 articles indexed by PubMed spanning six decades. Additionally, he authored the textbook, Cariology, and was editor and authored several chapters of Fluorides and Dental Caries. Over the years, Dr. Newbrun has received numerous honors including honorary degrees from the University of Lund, Sweden and the University of Sydney, Australia. In additional to serving as President of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Dr. Newbrun received the IADR Research Award in Dental Caries, a Council’s Choice Award from ADA’s Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations as well as an ADA Presidential Citation. He is an Honorary Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health (ABDPH) which was awarded for his outstanding contributions to dental public health. Dr. Newbrun has worked to support community water fluoridation through research, publications, lectures, expert testimony and grassroots campaign involvement He is the Founder of the Dental Health Foundation (California) and served on the Board of Directors and as the Chairman for many years. Recognizing his unparalleled expertise, the American Dental Association asked Dr. Newbrun to serve on its National Fluoridation Advisory Committee (and its precursor the National Advisory Committee on Fluoridation) for more than 25 years. Most recently, he was an active member of the Fluoridation Advisory Committee, Department of Health Services, in Sonoma County, California. Some of the titles of Dr. Newbrun’s presentations and articles provide insight into the many facets of his work to support fluoridation:

What Every Dentist Should Know About Fluorides
A Triumph of Quackery: Opposition to Water Fluoridation
Fluoridation, or Where Have All the Dr. Strangeloves Gone?
Fluorides in Public Health: Scientific Consensus versus Political Controversy
The Fluoridation War: A Scientific Dispute or Religious Argument?
Recent Advances in the Fluoride Legacy: Systemic Benefits of Fluoride and Fluoridation
Why We Have Not Changed Our Minds about the Safety and Efficacy of Water Fluoridation
Water Fluoridation Helpful or Harmful? A Great Milestone of the 20th Century
History of Water Fluoridation: Personal Experiences

The Fluoridation Special Merit Award is given to recognize an outstanding contribution toward the progress of fluoridation. Dr. Newbrun’s career epitomizes efforts to bring community water fluoridation to the people of California and the United States.

Submitted on behalf of the ASTDD Fluoridation and Fluorides Committee.

*Original online at http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/cdc.fluoridation-awards.2018.pdf