NDPA In The Media

Bob's No Wake Zone Boating Radio Show

Master Captain Bob May talks with Dr. Adam Katchmarchi about water safety and childhood drowning statistics.

Paradise News - Health & Wellness - Water Safety

Keep your kids safe around pools or at the beach during a family gathering. Did you know that an average of 10 fatal drowning incidents occur daily in the U.S. and drowning is the single leading cause of death among children 1-4 years old.  The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) believes that through education, awareness, and advocacy we can reduce drowning accidents and aquatic injuries by making this a priority year-round. For more tips, visit www.ndpa.org.

Drowning Facts – Have We Hit a Crisis Point in America?

The issue of drowning prevention and mitigating pool-related fatalities go hand-in-hand. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) annual drowning report, fatal child drownings and nonfatal drowning injuries in children under the age of 15 remain high and nonfatal drownings spiked by 17% in 2021.

Pool Magazine Podcast

Recently, we spoke with Dr. Adam Katchmarchi, Executive Director of the NDPA. He believes we have hit a crisis point in our country and that we need begin taking definitive steps if we want to make a serious impact. Learn more about what is being done, and what still needs to be done in order to create safer swimming environments for our children.