WATER SAFETY: DNR Steps Up Enforcement

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A high-profile road campaign, “Drive sober or get pulled over” is monitoring the roads but that’s not the only thing Iowa authorities are keeping an eye on.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has been watching our state’s waterways over the holiday weekend.

Officials are looking for intoxicated boaters and making sure everyone has life jackets on board.

There have already been two deaths on Iowa’s waterways this year.

Officials hope to prevent any more deaths by making sure boaters, recreationalists, and swimmers obey laws and make safe decisions.