Important water safety tips to keep in mind as summer winds down

Important water safety tips to keep in mind as summer winds down
Important water safety tips to keep in mind as summer winds down

Important water safety tips to keep in mind as summer winds down

As we move into a weekend of hot weather, it’s important to remember that safety in and around the water is paramount. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 10 people drown in the U.S. every day. And drowning is the leading cause of the unintentional deaths in children aged 1 to 4. Vacation is just about done. Kids are going back to school. They want one more day out at the beach, at the lake, at the pool. David Benjamin of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project joins us to talk about how to avoid danger around the water and what to do if you see something. (Flickr/Steven Depolo)