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 Adopt-a-Lake Safety Guidelines
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These safety guidelines are provided for groups participating in the Adopt-a-Lake Program. Compliance with these safety guidelines is the responsibility of the group’s representative.

  • Use common sense.
  • No horseplay of any type will be tolerated.
  • Children are to be supervised.
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs will be tolerated during activities.
  • Avoid picking up any materials that may present a danger. This includes medical waste and any potentially hazardous materials.
  • Activities shall occur only during daylight hours.
  • Activities are not to be performed during bad weather, especially if lightning is in the area.
  • Use caution when reaching under something to remove litter or when putting hands into the water.
  • Make sure to bring an adequate supply of drinking water.
  • Participating persons should use gloves and appropriate clothing, including enclosed shoes.
  • Recommendations include sunglasses, hat, insect repellent and sun block. (Do not wear sunglasses if performing water-quality monitoring tests.)
  • Avoid suspected hazardous materials, poison ivy/oak, and noxious weeds, places where snakes, alligators or fire ants may be located. Immediately report any injury or hazardous material to group representative and to appropriate authorities.
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