Water and boating safety tips:

Read and obey all rules and posted signs. Children or inexperienced swimmers should take precautions, such as wearing a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000126141146" title="U.S. Coast Guard" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/defense/u.s.-coast-guard-ORGOV0000126141146.topic">U.S. Coast Guard</a>-approved personal floatation device (PFD) when around the water. Set water safety rules for the whole family based on swimming abilities.

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Read and obey all rules and posted signs. Children or inexperienced swimmers should take precautions, such as wearing a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal floatation device (PFD) when around the water. Set water safety rules for the whole family based on swimming abilities.

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