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Water Recreation Safety Advisory

Posted on June 8, 2021
We live in an area surrounded by water, affording us many opportunities for recreation in or near water. We want to remind everyone of the importance of water safety. According to King County data, there were 98 unintentional drowning deaths of residents in Washington State in 2017. King County has important safety tips, such as information on sources for life jackets, on their water safety webpage. King County has also posted Tips for Staying Safe Outdoors, with regard to COVID-19.