Water Safety

South Florida Memorial Day Water Safety GuideSouth Florida spends much of the year in near-drought conditions, but virtually every part of our lives is connected to water.
Long After The Splashing Subsides, Children Can Still Fall Victim To DrowningHealth care professionals warn secondary drowning, or dry drowning, can also be deadly if not caught in time.
Swimming Safety Is Key Over Summer MonthsSchool 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.
Father Of Boy Electrocuted In Pool Touts Checking For Wiring Safety IssuesAfter 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.
Precautionary Boil Water Notice LiftedThe precautionary boil water notice, issued Wednesday by the City of Hollywood, has been cancelled as of Saturday afternoon.
Boil Water Notice Extended For Parts Of BrowardThe Precautionary Boil Water Notice for parts of Broward County has been extended until at least Saturday, June 15th.
Father Of Teen Who Died In Surf Talks About Water SafetyThe 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.
Water Safety: How To Keep The Kids Safe Around The Beach Or PoolWhether 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.
T.S. Debby Impacted Areas May Not Have Safe WaterIs your drinking water safe? It may not be if you use a private well and were affected by Tropical Storm Debby.
South Florida Memorial Day Water Safety GuideSouth 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.
Broward County Trying To Increase Water SafetyDrowning 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.
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