The USNWSAP Has Officially Launched

We are very excited to announce the launch of the inaugural U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan! The USNWSAP provides a national roadmap for collective action to reduce drowning in the United States and aims to unite the water safety community to help put an end to preventable drowning tragedies nationwide. The launch of the plan marks the culmination of four years of volunteer activity amongst drowning prevention experts from across the country. We are incredibly grateful for their time, expertise, and guidance along the way. Additionally, we are thankful for your continued support and encouragement and are looking forward to hearing what you think of the plan!

We believe our collective efforts will help turn the tide of drowning and transform water safety in the U.S., saving lives now and for generations to come. Please visit to download your copy today! We encourage you to think about how you can begin to contribute to its implementation. Additionally, if you’d like to help promote the plan, we have provided a communications toolkit with a social media guide, a newsletter article, high-level talking points, and a customizable press release. You can find this just below the plan on the page. Thank you for supporting the development of the USNWSAP, a first step in creating a nation where everyone is safe in, on, and around the water.

Sincerely, The USNWSAP Steering Committee

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