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Partner Organizations
Operation Dry Water (ODW) is a year-round boating under the influence awareness and enforcement campaign. The mission of ODW is to reducing the number of alcohol- and drug-related accidents and fatalities through increased recreational boater awareness and by fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol use on the water.

Operation Dry Water's heightened awareness and enforcement three-day weekend takes place annually near July fourth, a holiday unfortunately known for  drinking and boating, and deadly accidents.

In addition to the participation by law enforcement agencies, the campaign enlists the help of other partner organizations to provide information and resources that will extend the reach of Operation Dry Water now and in the future.  We invite groups with an interest in recreational boating safety and preventing both alcohol- and drug-related accidents on the water to become an Operation Dry Water partner organization.

Partners organizations help promote awareness of the Operation Dry Water campaign messages and resources by mobilizing their constituents and networks, promoting campaign events and participating in the following campaign activities:
  • Distribute a press release about the Operation Dry Water campaign;
  • Post content about the dangers of boating under the influence on the Operation Dry Water Facebook page;
  • Distribute information about Operation Dry Water to listservs, membership lists or other relevant networks;
  • Include an article about Operation Dry Water in a newsletter, magazine or other print/electronic publications;
  • Post a link to the Operation Dry Water campaign online;
  • Follow the @OpDryWater Twitter feed and regularly retweet BUI messages;
  • Tag a Flickr photo of a Operation Dry Water event with “OpDryWater”;
  • Co-brand any Operation Dry Water materials with your organization’s logo;
  • Host an event highlighting the Operation Dry Water message
  • Any other educational and outreach ideas you may have!

If you are interested in supporting the Operation Dry Water mission and have any questions please contact Hannah Helsby.