U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites media to a water safety awareness event

Published May 20, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas – In preparation for the summer recreation season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lewisville Lake will host a water safety awareness event, May 21 at 10 a.m.  The awareness campaign begins with a safety briefing and opportunity for interviews with natural resource specialists, district leadership and to capture b-roll and sound from out on the lake.

“Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of increased recreational activities at our lakes, said Fort Worth District Deputy Commander, Lt. Col. Neil Craig.  “This increased visitation to our facilities runs through Labor Day so we wanted to get out front and begin water safety awareness early.”

“It is great to see the local community getting behind this very important initiative and through this partnership we can all do our part in promoting safe water and boating practices,” added Craig. 

Interested media should be at the Eagle Point Marina, 1 Eagle Point Road, Lewisville, Texas, 75077, no later than 10 a.m., May 21 to participate and get a chance to go out on the lake.


About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Face book at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308

Clayton Church

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