Operation Dry Water Takes Off

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, officers with Arkansas Game and Fish are out in full force through Operation Dry Water.

It’s all to beef up security for boaters.

They are educating the public on the dangers of boating under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

Authorities said alcohol use is the biggest factor in recreational boater deaths across the country.

Operation Dry Water started Friday (June 27) and runs through Sunday (June 29).

5NEWS participated in a ride along with officers.

Click the video above for more.

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