Tag: recreation
  • USACE Galveston District summer water safety campaign in full swing

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 1, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Water Safety Team is gearing up to “strike out drowning” this summer as part of an aggressive community outreach and public information campaign to educate those who use its recreational facilities, to enhance the commitment of community leaders and stakeholders in executing its mission of promoting public safety and to reduce water-related public fatalities along the Texas coast.
  • Enjoy your holiday, play it safe and return home alive

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 3, 2012) - Drowning is the nation’s second leading cause of accidental death. Statistics show that 90 percent of those who drown at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes and rivers may have survived if they had worn life jackets. Here are some safety tips from the USACE Galveston District to help you have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July holiday.

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