More stories about Drowning

  • Former Mass Pool Operators Accept Plea Deal

    Two men formerly responsible for managing operations at the Massachusetts pool where Marie Joseph drowned last June have accepted a plea deal, admitting that they allowed swimming in unsafe cloudy water conditions

  • Mass. Pool Managers Charged with Reckless Endangerment

    Two former Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation managers are facing charges of reckless endangerment of a child, in connection with the 2011 drowning death of 36-year-old Marie Joseph

  • USLA Seeks Input on Open-Water Guideline Revamp

    In the wake of the 2010 death of swimmer Fran Crippen, the United States Lifesaving Association is looking to update its guidelines on open water swimming event safety

  • Rhonda Milner

    A tragedy brought Rhonda Milner to the aquatics industry, and in less than a year, she has been able to use the power of her story to bring attention to an often overlooked killer

  • Kim Burgess

    Speaking with Kim Burgess about drowning prevention, you’d think the thousands of children who die in the water each year were her own

  • Shaun Anderson

    “A multi-tasking role model and advocate who carries a life-saving message and the imperative of diversity into regions and disciplines never before imagined …” Tha ’s how Shaun Anderson was described in front of the U.S. House of

  • Brain Damaged Woman Awarded $7 Million

    A near-drowning victim who has sustained permanent brain damage will receive $7 million from Erie County, New York

  • Study:Children’s Drowning Injuries, Deaths Decline

    The number of children who have died or been injured due to drowning incidents has declined in recent years, according to a new study.

  • Memphis Wins Make A Splash Video Contest, Visit From Cullen Jones

    The USA Swimming Foundation has named Make a Splash Mid-South the winner of the USA Phillips 66 Make a Splash for Water Safety Video Contest

  • CPSC: Nearly 140 Child Drownings this Summer

    According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 137 children younger than 15 years old drowned in pools or spas between Memorial Day and Labor Day.