Gov. Otter Addresses Canal Safety


By Brittany Cooper

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Governor Otter is trying to promote canal safety to all Idahoans.

"Hi, I'm Governor Butch Otter. All summer long water delivered by these canals brings life to our irrigated lands."

In a series of public service announcements, otter speaks of the dangers surrounding irrigation canals.

In Idaho, around six children and adults drown each year.

Now pets are being targeted in these messages to show how shift and cold these waters can be.

The psa's started last week and run through early fall on radio and television stations.

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