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Coast Guard wants your feedback!

  • 1.  Coast Guard wants your feedback!

    Posted 09-02-2020 11:52 AM

    Help improve the Nation's shallow draft waterways ATON system

    The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a 5 minute online survey to assess the national Shallow Draft Waterway Systems. The study will help the Coast Guard to determine the Aids to Navigation (ATON) requirements in the Shallow Draft Waterway Systems which includes all navigable waterways of the United States less than 12 feet in depth.

    Take the survey NOW at

    Who should take the survey?

    The survey is geared toward boaters who operate in the U.S. on waters where the depth is 12 feet or less.

    • All recreational boaters
    • Commercial operators (construction/cargo/fishing)
    • Local and state agency boat operators

    Questions include years of experience, waters where you operate and how often, what navigation tools you use (radar, electronic charting systems, etc.), your concerns and more!

    Take the survey TODAY at

    This link will remain available only until November 1, 2020.

    Further questions or comments may be emailed to using the subject line: "Shallow Draft WAMS."

    Ron Sarver
    Chief, Knowledge & Learning Management Systems
    National Association of State Boating Law Administrators