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Help keep the waters around and in King County safe and enjoyable by increasing your awareness of water safety and practicing several simple safety tips.

Did you know...

  • In 2013, there were 4,056 drowning deaths in the United States, an average of 11 deaths per day. From 2009 to 2013, there were 119 drowning deaths among residents of King County, an average of 24 per year.
    WA Department of Health, Fatal Injury Data Tables, November 2014

  • Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children and teens ages 1 - 17 in Washington.
    WA Department of Health, Fatal Injury Data Tables, November 2014

  • 22 King County residents suffered drowning deaths in 2013.
    WA Department of Health, Fatal Injury Data Tables, November 2014