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Safety paramount for lakes, pools

by | Jun 14, 2018 | Latest

Life jackets are an important part of water safety especially when on a lake or river. (Courtesy photo)

As summer heats up, Collin County residents are gravitating toward water, both lakes and pools, to cool off.

Though water can provide a relief from Texas heat and high temperatures, it also can pose danger.

Already this year, Collin County has seen several drowning both at lakes, rock quarries and pools.

“Drownings are trending downward throughout the state which is great,”Collin County Game Warden Cane Shumaker said. “But it does happen each and every year.”

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

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