These are tragedies, but there isn't much the government can do to prevent them. (56.61% - 107 votes)

The government should put more money into a public awareness campaign about the dangers of swimming. (0.53% - 1 vote)

The government should ban swimming in lakes and rivers, and enforce the ban with fines. (1.59% - 3 votes)

A private effort to reduce accidents could be mounted, but keep government's long nose out of this issue. (41.27% - 78 votes)

Total Votes: 189

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