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Purple ribbons promoting water safety for drowning impact awareness month

Posted at 4:15 PM, Aug 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-17 20:23:32-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — August is the most common time for reported child drownings in Arizona.

Governor Doug Ducey and others have named August s drowning impact awareness month (DIAM).

Throughout this month purple ribbons are used to create awareness and promote water safety.

You can pick up a ribbon to wear at any of the fire stations in the Tucson area.

Tucson Fire would also like to remind folks of the ABC's, adult supervision, barriers, and classes.

TFD says following these can the difference between life and death.