|May Is Water Safety Month|
|Wednesday, 01 May 2013 09:26|
The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors has proclaimed May to be " Water Safety Month."
Between May 7th and June 11th , an estimated 25,000 school children will hear the water safety message and be reminded to stay away from canals. This year's theme is , " Stay Active , Play Safe , Be COOL. As he has since 1966 , Dippy Duck will be joining the program with a " into the next century " new look.
The Imperial Irrigation District operates more than 3,100 miles of canals and drains in Imperial County and has conducted water safety campaigns in elementary schools and preschools since 1959.