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  • JUNE 16, 2022: Navigable waterways have played a pivotal role throughout Tennessee’s history and continue  to impactthe current landscape. From early settlements, where waterways were used to transport commercial goods, to hosting key battles of the Civil War along the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Cumberland Rivers. Followed by the creation of the Tennessee read more »

  • OCTOBER 07, 2021: The winners of the 2021 Operation Dry Water (ODW) awards were announced on Tuesday, September 28, at the awards ceremony during the NASBLA Annual Conference held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The ODW Officer of the Year, Top Agencies and Media Award winners were recognized for their hard work and dedication to boating under the read more »

  • JUNE 24, 2021: A primary mission of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) Law Enforcement Division has been to promote a safe and responsible boating environment through both proactive law enforcement and quality instruction. In a state that has doubled in population since 1980 to 10.6 million citizens with 375,000 vessels currently read more »

  • JUNE 17, 2021: Law enforcement officers across the country will be on heightened alert for those in violation of boating under the influence laws as part of the annual Operation Dry Water weekend, July 2 – 4, 2021.  Operation Dry Water (ODW)  is a year-round boating under the influence awareness and enforcement campaign focused on reducing the read more »

  • MAY 19, 2021: Operation Dry Water (ODW) and the  National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)   are proud to join boating safety advocates nationwide during National Safe Boating Week, May 22 – 28, 2021, to raise awareness about safe boating practices. National Safe Boating Week takes place just prior to Memorial Day weekend read more »

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