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Md. prison's water found safe after taint scare

The Maryland Environmental Service says tap water at a state prison on the Eastern Shore is safe to drink after the discovery of coliform bacteria in the water supply earlier this month.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:37pm EDT

Tags: Eastern Correctional Institution,

Staying safe around deceptively dangerous rivers

A holiday weekend and warm weather draw people to water, and there are lots of warnings near area rivers.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 05:07am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan

Do you know how to swim? Really?

Two towns in Maryland -- Upper Marlboro and Towson -- are among 50 nationwide that have the highest drowning rates.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:55am EDT

Tags: Michelle Murillo, swimming, Red Cross

Local kids aim for record books by learning to swim

Prince George's County children packed into the Rollingham-Chillum Splash Pool Tuesday to take part in a world-wide swim lesson.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 10:11am EDT

Tags: swimming, USA Swimming, Paula Wolfson

Practice water safety and swim safe this summer

In the heat of summer, there are few thing better than jumping into refreshing water at a pool or beach. But with the joy comes lurking dangers for children and inexperienced swimmers.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 05:09am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Red Cross, swimming, safety, water,

Make water safety part of your holiday weekend plans

Memorial Day weekend is a popular time to hit the beach, so it's also a good time to think about water safety. We've got tips from the experts to enjoy a fun, injury free weekend in the water.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 07:46am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, beach, pools, Memorial Day