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Areas with Fluoride Added to Drinking and Tap Water

UK Fluoride Overview

Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland are not fluoridated (yet) but approximately five million people in England live in areas that have drinking water with fluoride.

This happens in two ways:

Some areas have fluoride added to the water.

Some areas of the UK have naturally fluoridated water


Areas of the UK with Naturally-Fluoridated Water

In England, the following Postal Districts have naturally-fluoridated water at more than 0.5 ppm:

Durham: DH1, 2, part of 6
Essex: CO1-6, 8-10
Lincolnshire: Part of LN13
Peterborough: PE2, 4
Suffolk: IP1-8, 13, 14, 28 to 30, 33
Teesside: TS27, 28
Tyneside: NE25, 26, 29; part of NE30

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Areas with Artificially Fluoridated Drinking Water:

See Map of fluoridated areas in England


List of Postcodes

To check if your water supply is fluoridated, you can ask your water supplier, usually by simply quoting your postcode. Many water suppliers also have an online tool.

The following known postcodes have fluoride added to the water by the water supplier.

Double check with your local supplier as the list might be subject to change.

(Please let us know if you get new information about your area and we'll add it here).


Berkshire: RG1, 4-6, 40, 41
Birmingham: B6-11, 13-21, 23-34, 37, 40, 42, 45, 60-62, 65-71; parts of Central Birmingham and B36, 38, 43, 44, 46, 47, 63, 64, 90, 92, 97
Buckinghamshire: Parts of SG18, 19
Chelmsford: CM1
Coventry: CV1-6, 10, 11; parts of CV 7-9, 12, 13
Crewe: Parts of CW1, 2, 5-7, 12, 17
Cumbria: CA24, 25, 27, 28
Dartford: DA1
Derby: DE13-15
Doncaster: DN15, 16, 18-21, 38-40; parts of DN9, 10, 17, 22, 31, 37
Dudley: Parts of DY9, 10
Durham: DH2, 7-9; parts of DH15
Lancaster: Parts of LA19
Leicestershire: Parts of LE10, and 18
Lincolnshire: Ln1, 2, 4-7
Milton Keynes: MK17, 43-46
Nottinghamshire: NG18-20; parts of NG17, 21-24, 31, 32, 34
Oxfordshire: Part of OX9
Sheffield: Parts of S80
Shrewsbury: Parts of SY13, 14
Stoke: Parts of ST7, 8
Tonbridge: TN26
Tyneside: NE1 to 6, 8, 12, 15-18, 21, 23, 25-27, 39, 42, 43, 45, 46; parts of NE9-11, 13, 19, 20, 24, 28, 44, 46-48, 65
Walsall
Wolverhampton: WV2, 3, 13, 14; parts of WV6-8
Worcestershire: Part of WR7, 9-11

(Source National Pure Water Association )

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