Experts are warning parents to keep a close eye on their children at the pool this summer. This week alone one child drowned in a pool in Marion County, while another child almost drowned in Citrus County but was given CPR and survived. North Central Florida Safety Council Safety Instructor, Steven Johnson, says parents should never leave their child unattended at the pool. He adds every second counts when giving CPR. (For more information on CPR classes run by the North Central Florida safety council go to NCFS.COM.)[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/johnson2.mp3]
An Alachua County couple sees through "community water test" survey kits, which are not an official warning of water quality issues, according to the County health department. The kits were distributed by The Science of Water LLC, a private water treatment company.