Facts on Fluoridation

Fluoride

  • Hawaii Water Service currently does not plan to fluoridate its water sources.
  • Most sources of drinking water naturally contains some fluoride. Community water fluoridation is the process of adjusting the naturally occurring fluoride level to the level recommended by HDPH to prevent tooth decay.
  • Seventy percent of the U.S. population lives in communities served by fluoridated water supplies.
  • Fluoridation does not change the taste, odor, or appearance of your water.