Fluoride Action Network

State Fluoride Database

Read the latest fluoride news from your state; find out if your town is fluoridated, see if any communities have recently rejected fluoridation, learn if your state has a law that mandates fluoridation, and other fluoride-related information.

Nevada

WATER FLUORIDATION STATUS:

  • PERCENT OF PEOPLE SERVED BY PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS THAT ARE FLUORIDATED:
    201273.5%
    200672.0%
    200065.9%
    19922.1%
  • To see if your town is fluoridated, click here.
  • To learn when your town was fluoridated, and which fluoridation chemical it uses, click here.

LATEST NEWS:

  • To see the latest news on fluoride developments in Nevada, click here.
  • To see an updated list of Nevada’s professionals calling for an end to fluoridation, click here.

Nevada’s MANDATORY FLUORIDATION LAW:

  • Nevada Revised Statute 445A mandates fluoridation in all counties with populations greater than 400,000.  Counties with less then 400,000 residents have the option of fluoridation.  To learn more about this law, click here.

DATA ON ORAL HEALTH:

FAN’S STATE COORDINATOR IN Nevada:

If you live in NV and want to get the fluoride out of your water contact Stuart Cooper, FAN’s campaign coordinator.

Nevada COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE REJECTED FLUORIDATION:

Community Date
 Washoe County November 5, 2002

NEVADA WATER SYSTEMS WITH HIGH FLUORIDE LEVELS:

Water System County Population Size Fluoride Level (ppm)
Crystal Clear Water Co Lyon 70 2.6
Moapa Clark 4,800 2.2
Moapa Indian Res Clark 317 2.4
Mountain View Estates Douglas 378 1.6
Panaca Lincoln 750 1.9
Information from CDC’s Fluoridation Census published in 1993.

FLUORIDE POLLUTION SOURCES IN NEVADA:

In 2008, Nevada ranked #41 out of 48 states for Hydrogen Fluoride releases (103,755 pounds) into the environment. The following data comes from EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). “Total releases” includes both water and air pollution. It’s important to note, however, that not all industries or sources that release fluoride into the environment are included in the TRI.

2008 Releases
(in pounds)
Type of Industry Name of Industry
103,755 Hazardous Waste/Solvent Recovery US ECOLOGY NEVADA INC. 12 MILES S OF BEATTY ON HWY 95, BEATTY, Nevada 89003 (NYE)

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