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Columbia, Missouri Votes to Keep Fluoridated Water

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On November 4, the Columbia City Council voted against a proposal to stop fluoridating the city's water supply. The fifth-largest city in Missouri, Columbia has been fluoridating its water since 1973.

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, approximately 133 communities in Missouri are currently supplementing the natural fluoride level in their water systems. To learn more about which Missouri counties are receiving fluoridated water, click here.