Water Safety

Many different types of dangers lurk in Charleston County’s waterways. Before you head out to any body of water, whether it’s the ocean or your own pool, take the time to learn safety techniques and heed all precautions. Topics addressed here include not just beach, river, pool, and other waterway safety concerns, but also environmental dangers such as sun safety and marine life issues.
Rip Currents
Backyard Water Safety
Properly Fitting PFD's
Watching Your Children
Sun Safety
Marine Life
Lifeguard Flags