Baltimore County Digest


June 30, 2008

Swimming in reservoirs illegal, unsafe

Baltimore County fire and medical emergency officials remind residents that it is illegal and unsafe to swim in reservoirs.

The county averages between five and 10 drownings and near-drownings annually, most of them involving children or people who decide to cool off in reservoirs or other bodies of water where swimming is illegal. for a list of required documents for registering a child. Parents of non-English-speaking children should call 410-887-6752 for registration information. Families who are homeless should call 410-887-0404.

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