Operation Dry Water launched to make boating safer

(WTNH) — If heading out on the water is part of your plan for the 4th of July, expect lots of company with you, including police.

Operation Dry Water is aimed at making sure you enjoy yourself safely while on a boat.

The United States Coast Guard along with state and local police forces is beefing up patrols. You can expect to see random safety checks being performed.

Related Content: State to step up DUI patrols on Connecticut waterways

Crews will be looking for people driving under the influence. Boat operators cannot have a blood alcohol level higher than .08.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s