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How Will ‘Operation Dry Water’ Reduce Drunk Boating in Austin?

If you’re planning on heading out on the water this summer, you may want to layoff the booze. The Austin Police Department (APD) recently launched an initiative called Operation Dry Water to help crack down on drunk boaters. Last year, APD issued 17,942 safety warnings and citations. Additionally, police arrested 278 boaters for drugs or alcohol. The purpose of Operation…
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Could a Fatal Lake Austin Boat Accident Have Been Prevented?

A 50-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman died after their boat, carrying five people, in an Austin boat accident. The vessel crashed into a concrete barge on Lake Austin earlier this month. Residents said the boat accident should not have happened and notified the city two years ago that the barge was a safety hazard. A resident who lives across…
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Canoeing Safety Tips

Last week, four people drowned in a canoeing accident while attending a family gathering at a resort in Crockett, Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife spokesman Steve Lightfoot said a search began after an employee at the Crockett Family Resort became concerned that the four didn’t return a rented canoe on time. The four bodies were pulled from Houston County Lake…
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