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Army Corps of Engineers warns boaters about restricted areas on Ohio, Kanawha rivers in W.Va.
Reported by: Associated Press
Friday, April 18, 2014 2:46 AM EDT
The Army Corps of Engineers is reminding boaters about restricted areas near navigation dams on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.
According to the Corps' Huntington district, the restricted areas are very dangerous because of strong currents and possible whirlpools. Boaters and swimmers who enter these areas risk their lives and property.
Officials also say to heed warning signs and buoys around the locks and dams and always wear a life jacket.