Why does the City put fluoride in the water?

The citizens of the City of Abilene approved by referendum to add fluoride to its drinking water supply. Fluoride is a water additive that promotes strong teeth, especially in growing children. The American Dental Association recommends a concentration of 0.7 parts per million (PPM). The City of Abilene's public water supply maintains a fluoride level of about 0.7 PPM.

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1. When I turn my water faucet on it smells like rotten eggs. What is causing the smell?
2. How hard is my water?
3. Is our water safe?
4. For what substances do we test?
5. How often is testing performed?
6. Who performs the tests?
7. Are any other tests performed on City of Abilene drinking water?
8. Why does the City put fluoride in the water?
9. What does the City use to disinfect drinking water?
10. What water education programs are available?