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Take the pledge by promise to yourself and your family to never, ever go into a ditch or an arroyo, and if you see someone enter a ditch or an arroyo you are promising not to go in after them, but to call 911!

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Ditch The Ditches

Coloring Contest!

The contest is open to children 12 years of age and under. One winner will be chosen in each of the age categories 1 to 3 years old, 4 to 7 years old 8 to 12 years old.

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‘Ditch the ditches’ campaign targets childhood drownings

From the Albuquerque Journal: Drownings are among the leading causes of unintentional death for children age 4 and younger, but enrolling children in a program…

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City of Albuquerque Offering Free Swim Passes for Kids

From KRQE.com: The City of Albuquerque is encouraging families to “ditch the ditches” by giving away free swim passes for kids under 17. It’s a…

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Mascot warns of flood danger

From the Albuquerque Journal: A new, bright blue, furry and life-sized critter will be teaching New Mexico kids about the dangers of flash flooding in…

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