Sewickley Water awarded $ 25,000.00 to Upgrade Fluoridation Equipment

Sewickley Water awarded $ 25,000.00 to Upgrade Fluoridation Equipment

 

Sewickley Water has been awarded $ 25,000.00 in grant funding to upgrade fluoridation equipment. Sewickley Water is required by permit to add fluoride to the finished water leaving the plant for distribution. The grant will allow for the purchase an instillation of a new fluoride feed pump and integrated monitoring and control equipment.

 

PCOH Announces CWF Equipment Grant Awardees

 

PCOH is pleased to announce the recipients of grants totaling $153,250 in the inaugural round of our Community Water Fluoridation (CWF) Equipment Grant Program. The CWF Equipment Grant Program issues grant funds to community water systems wishing to initiate, update, or expand the basic public health practice of community water fluoridation. By supporting the public health measure of water fluoridation, PCOH seeks to improve the overall health and well-being of Pennsylvanians served by community water systems. Congratulations to each of the grantees! PCOH is honored to support the work that water systems are doing throughout PA to provide optimally fluoridated water to their residents. 

 

The awardees are:

Erie Water Works
Downington Municipal Water Authority
Harrison Township Water Authority
Greenville Water Authority
Reading Area Water Authority
Sewickley Water Authority
Shippensburg Borough Authority

This program is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant NU58DP006467: Using Surveillance Data and Evidence-based Interventions to Improve Oral Health Outcomes in Pennsylvania and administered by PCOH.