Water Safety

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Long After The Splashing Subsides, Children Can Still Fall Victim To Drowning

Health care professionals warn secondary drowning, or dry drowning, can also be deadly if not caught in time.

06/11/2014

(CBS4)

Swimming Safety Is Key Over Summer Months

School is nearly out for the summer in South Florida and that means more time at the beach and in the pool. But all that time in and around water leads to a higher risk of drowning for everyone, especially children. That’s why officials are encouraging all residents, especially parents and caregivers, to take precautions to prevent drowning for young children.

05/13/2014

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Father Of Boy Electrocuted In Pool Touts Checking For Wiring Safety Issues

After three children were nearly electrocuted in a swimming, pool, there is a renewed effort to urge parents to check their swimming pool’s electrical system.

04/28/2014

Boil Water Advisory  (Source: CBS4)

Precautionary Boil Water Notice Lifted

The precautionary boil water notice, issued Wednesday by the City of Hollywood, has been cancelled as of Saturday afternoon.

06/15/2013

(Source: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Boil Water Notice Extended For Parts Of Broward

The Precautionary Boil Water Notice for parts of Broward County has been extended until at least Saturday, June 15th.

CBS Miami–06/14/2013

James Clark Jr., whose son drowned Memorial Day weekend, is speaking for the first time about his son's death and is now encouraging others to learn water safety.  (Source: CBS4)

Father Of Teen Who Died In Surf Talks About Water Safety

The father of a teen who drowned Memorial Day weekend is speaking for the first time about his son’s death and is now encouraging others to learn water safety.

06/09/2013

Beach Safety

Water Safety: How To Keep The Kids Safe Around The Beach Or Pool

Whether planning a beach vacation this summer or staying closer to home at the neighborhood pool, be mindful of water safety and how to keep the kids safe.

05/13/2013

(Source: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

T.S. Debby Impacted Areas May Not Have Safe Water

Is your drinking water safe? It may not be if you use a private well and were affected by Tropical Storm Debby.

CBS Miami–07/07/2012

(Source: Broward.org)

South Florida Memorial Day Water Safety Guide

South Florida spends much of the year in near-drought conditions, but virtually part of our live is connected to water. But there are some ways to make safety a success.

CBS4–05/25/2012

Pool Safety

Broward County Trying To Increase Water Safety

Drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1-4 in Florida and Broward County leads the state in the number of deaths each year. But there are efforts underway to prevent child drowning.

CBS4–03/23/2012

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