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Published June 29, 2013, 03:26 PM

Law enforcement ramps up on drunken boating

Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- Authorities are using this weekend before the 4th of July, to ramp up enforcement on drunken boating.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- Authorities are using this weekend before the 4th of July, to ramp up enforcement on drunken boating.

Operation Dry Water is being enforced across the country. Authorities say alcohol was a factor in 1 out of every 3 fatal boating accidents in Minnesota last year.

Also last year, 158 people were arrested for BWI, it has the same blood alcohol requirements as driving a vehicle.

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