Iowa City gets grant to upgrade water fluoridation equipment


The City of Iowa City has announced that they’ve received a grant to upgrade its water fluoridation equipment and purchase lab equipment and supplies.

The grant, from Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation, comes to over $13,800. City Manager Geoff Fruin says the upgrades will help ensure the health and safety of the city’s drinking water for years to come.

The Iowa Department of Public Health estimates that water fluoridation prevents 25 percent of tooth decay for all age groups.

Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation’s website details awards for community water fluoridation grants. The address is