More than ten inches of rain in the area during the month of June has pushed water levels to near flood stage in many creeks in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Whether planning a beach vacation this summer or staying closer to home at the neighborhood pool, be mindful of water safety and how to keep the kids safe.
The Atlantic County Office of Emergency Preparedness made the announcement around 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
Waterborne getaways this year will have a new feel, and heightened safety, thanks to a major new Coast Guard regulation.
I saw at least one child running around loose at a busy waterside crab deck, where boats tie up. And a there’s sheer drop into ten feet of water, with no guard rail.