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Operation Dry Water 2018 heightened awareness and
enforcement weekend will take place nationwide
June 29 - July 1, 2018.

During the annual Operation Dry Water heightened awareness and enforcement three-day weekend, law enforcement officers will be on heightened alert for those violating boating under the influence laws.

Register to participate in Operation Dry Water

Law enforcement agencies that participate in Operation Dry Water are asked to increase BUI enforcement during the targeted enforcement weekend of Operation Dry Water as well as work with their local media, businesses and recreational boaters to spread the message and raise awareness of the dangers of boating under the influence during the heightened enforcement weekend and all year long.

Reporting ODW Activity

Thank you to all the law enforcement agencies and USCG units who participated in Operation Dry Water Weekend 2017!

Immediately following the Operation Dry Water weekend, we ask that participating agencies/USCG report the activity from their Operation Dry Water patrols so we can determine the impact and success of this year's campaign.



Please submit your report form as quickly as possible following Operation Dry Water weekend, June 29 - July 1, 2018.

Complete the report form to include your agency's activity in the national statistics. Thank you for your support and participation!

ODW Weekend Report Form - Example

2017 Newsletter

06/14/2017 - ODW 2017-10: Boating Under the Influence Talking Points

06/09/2017 - ODW 2017-9: Reporting Requirements & Award Nominations

06/01/2017 - ODW 2017-8: Planning Your Boater & Media Outreach

05/25/2017 - ODW 2017-7: Memorial Day Weekend

05/18/2017 - ODW 2017-6: Nat'l Safe Boating Week

05/11/2017 - ODW 2017-5: Customizable Press Releases

04/28/2017 - ODW 2017-4: ODW Press Kit & Marketing Materials

04/21/2017 - ODW 2017-3: ODW Awards Program Announced

04/13/2017 - ODW 2017-2: Registration & Interactive Agency Map

02/14/2017 - ODW 2017-1: Save the Date/ Registration/ Survey