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St. Pete recognized for quality fluoridated water for 2nd year in a row

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St. Petersburg received the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention award for Water Fluoridation and Quality for the second year in a row this year. Dr. Johnny Johnson, a local dentist and representative for oral health, awarded water resources director Steven Leavitt Florida and the Florida Department of Health. St. Pete is the only municipality to receive the award in Pinellas County for both 2013 and 2014. Fluoridating drinking water supplies is effective in promoting good oral health when…

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