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  • DECEMBER 03, 2020: First Coast Guard District’s Public Affairs Team recognized as the 2020 Operation Dry Water Media Award winner *This is a transcript of the "2020 Operation Dry Water Media Award Winner Recognized " video from the virtual recognition ceremony on Thursday, November 19 th , 2020. DARREN RIDER: Hello everybody! We hope you read more »

  • NOVEMBER 17, 2020: Operation Dry Water Officer of the Year recognized for his efforts *This is a transcript of the "2020 Operation Dry Water Officer of the Year Recognized" video from the in-person recognition ceremony on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020.  CODY JONES: I want to thank everybody for joining us today! We had a unique opportunity read more »

  • OCTOBER 15, 2020: The Operation Dry Water Awards Program  recognizes law enforcement officers and agencies that are making a positive impact on the recreational boating community through the deterrence of boating under the influence (BUI). These law enforcement officers and agencies participate in the national Operation Dry Water campaign and make read more »

  • AUGUST 06, 2020: The  National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) has been awarded a 2020  American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)  Power of A Gold Award for the  Operation Dry Water  campaign. Operation Dry Water is a year-round boating under the influence (BUI) awareness and enforcement campaign with the mission read more »

  • JUNE 23, 2020: BUI enforcement in South Carolina has been the cornerstone of a very successful effort to improve the state’s boating incident and boating-related fatality numbers. Boating has always been a popular activity in South Carolina, but beginning around the late 1980s, the number of boats registered in the state drastically increased. read more »

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Hannah Helsby, Deputy Executive Director | 859-225-9487

Taylor Matsko, Communications & Outreach Coordinator | 859-225-9487