Safety at Dams in the News: 2019

In order of most recent:

IndianaSearch suspended for person seen in water near Edinburgh’s Big Blue River Dam. 1/24/2019. FOX59.
Quote: The search for a person seen going into the water near the Big Blue River Dam has been suspended.

Wisconsin: 2 children pulled from water after falling through ice in Sparta. 1/6/2019. WAOW
Quote: Fire Chief Mike Arnold says at 3:11 p.m. they received a call for someone falling through the ice. He says they were told three children under the age of 12 were on the ice walking near the dam when two of them fell through

Iowa: Two Kayakers Involved in Accident Near Red Rock Dam. 1/5/2019, KNIA/KRLS
Quote: “We saw the kayaks were up by the danger sign, and one of them got sucked in and the other one followed him in and got sucked in too,” he said.

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