‘Drowning can be silent,’ say advocates working for water safety awareness

The Lowcountry is surrounded by water. It’s refreshing but potentially deadly. That’s why many say it is so important for children especially to learn how to swim.

State Rep. Wendell Gilliard has been working to get the month of May declared “Water Safety Month.”

Gilliard has been a proponent of water safety for years. He says the bill will help bring awareness and just in time with summer right around the corner.

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