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Fluoridation

Also see Police Power / Water

Briefs

Model brief supporting the fluoridation of water (RTF)

Reports

CDC - Recommendations for Using Fluoride to Prevent and Control Dental Caries in the United States, Recommendations and Reports August 17, 2001 / 50(RR14);1-42

Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Fluoridation of Drinking Water to Prevent Dental Caries, MMWR October 22, 1999 /48(41);933-940

Cases

Health department fluoridation order preempted by state law establishing powers of water districts - Parkland Light & Water Co. v. Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health, No. 73734-7 (Wash. 05/13/2004)

Court rejects decision banning fluoridation of water sold outside of city - Wilson v. City of Mountlake Terrace, 69 Wash. 2d 148, 417 P.2d 632 (Wa. 1966)

Good discussion of the power to order fluoridation - Rogowski v. City of Detroit, 374 Mich. 408, 132 N.W.2d 16 (Mich. 1965)

Classic case upholding broad public authority and floridation of water - Kaul v. City of Chehalis, 45 Wash. 2d 616, 277 P.2d 352 (Wa. 1954)

 

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