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Water Safety Events & Key Dates

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Be Water Aware 24th - 30th April 2023

The aim of Be Water Aware is to encourage people to spend time in and around water safely. The campaign week runs in April but messaging can be used throughout the year.


International Water Safety Day 15th May 2023

International Water Safety Day is designed to help spread global awareness of the ongoing drowning pandemic, and educate the youth in becoming safer in and around water. May 15th is a day to spread drowning awareness and water safety education by any means possible. The lack of water safety education has propelled drownings worldwide. 

More information on link here

Drowning Prevention Week - 17th -24th June 2023

Drowning Prevention Week (DPW) is one of the largest summer water safety campaigns across the UK and Ireland.

The campaign is designed to explore a multitude of opportunities to proactively raise awareness of water safety ahead of a summer outdoors. Starting in May, through the summer, the risk to the public through accidental drowning increases significantly - DPW is critical in raising awareness and encouraging the public to enjoy water safely.


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