As swimming season begins, experts who study waterborne diseases say that catching the coronavirus from water contact is unlikely, but there are plenty of reasons to avoid open water contact after a heavy rain. Dave Harp

Ready for a splash, but what’s in the water?

Risk of COVID-19 seems low, but tainted stormwater still poses risks By: Whitney Pipkin, BayJournal.com There are plenty of reasons

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Paddling safety needs extra attention in spring, when the air temperature warms but the water temperature can still pose risks. Dave Harp

The cold hard facts of spring paddling: Be prepared

By: Ad Crable, BayJournal.com It happens every April and early May across the Chesapeake Bay region. Warm, sunny weather beckons

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