Press & Media

Press & Media

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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Rosalie Martin
Press & Media Contact


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Latest Releases

Drowning Prevention Research Summit Kicks Off Multi-Year Effort To Champion Advancement And Innovation In Drowning Prevention Research And Safety

September 15, 2022

The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA.org) hosted the industry’s first research summit solely dedicated to water safety and drowning prevention for children and adolescents - a critical issue and the single leading cause of death among children ages 1-4 years ...

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) Receives Lighthouse Award and Becomes the Water Safety Champion at the National Water Safety Conference

April 15, 2022

Over 300 engaged water safety advocates came together, in person and virtually, at the 21st annual National Water Safety Conference presented by the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA). This annual event is the gathering place of multiple different sectors, stakeholders, and advocates who ...

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

October 27, 2022

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.

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