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NDPA Press & Media

The NDPA has been and continues to be a resource for the media when covering drowning incidents, drowning prevention, general water safety, the science behind drowning and water safety, swimming, and other topics. The NDPA has worked with Headline News (CNN Affiliate), Good Morning America, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and many local news departments.

Topics NDPA Can Provide Input On

  • Drowning and Non-fatal Drowning Statistics
  • Drowning Science & Terminology
  • Layers of Protection around water
  • Lifeguard Management & Training
  • Rescue Equipment Vs. Toys
  • Lifejackets
  • Swimming & Swim Lessons
  • General Water Safety
  • Backyard Pool Safety
  • Water Safety While Traveling
  • Open Water Swimming

Reach out to the NDPA for comment on any of the above topics and more! We are happy to help support your news story or project!

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Latest Releases

National Drowning Prevention Alliance Responds To “Parenting Water Safety Hack” Tik Tok Video That Puts Children At Greater Risk Of Drowning

May 17, 2023

(Tustin, CA - April 27, 2023) – With childhood drowning on the rise and children at a higher risk of drowning during the summer months as they spend more time near pools, lakes and oceans, the National Drowning Prevention Alliance ...

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Historic Highs In Childhood Drowning Make Water Safety A Greater Priority Than Ever This Summer

April 27, 2023

(Tustin, CA - April 27, 2023) – With childhood drowning on the rise and children at a higher risk of drowning during the summer months as they spend more time near pools, lakes and oceans, the National Drowning Prevention Alliance ...

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Three-Time Olympian Dana Vollmer And Chairman, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Alexander Hoehn-Saric, Lead Keynote Sessions At 2023 NDPA Water Safety Conference As Experts Gather To Address Leading Cause Of Death Among Children Ages 1-4

February 7, 2023

On February 13, 2023 the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA.org) will kick off its 2023 National Water Safety Conference. Presented in conjunction with the AOAP (Association of Aquatic Professionals) Annual Conference at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the ...

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NDPA In The Media

Advocates: Lifeguards needed to prevent drownings on South Haven’s beaches

March 23, 2024

A family is thanking first responders for saving their child’s life after nearly drowning earlier this summer, but not they are urging everyone to be extra cautious if their kids are around a pool. The family hadn’t even moved into their new home yet, but they lost site of their son Sam. 10 minutes later he was found unresponsive in ...

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Family stresses importance of water safety to prevent drowning following near death experience

August 1, 2023

A family is thanking first responders for saving their child’s life after nearly drowning earlier this summer, but not they are urging everyone to be extra cautious if their kids are around a pool. The family hadn’t even moved into their new home yet, but they lost site of their son Sam. 10 minutes later he was found unresponsive in ...

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