TORONTO, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ - As families prepare for the first long
weekend of the summer, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) reminds everyone
to celebrate safely and to "Stay Clear, Stay Safe" around dams,
hydroelectric stations and surrounding waterways.
"This is the perfect time to talk to your family about staying safe
around water," says Frank Chiarotto, OPG's Senior Vice President
Hydro-Thermal Operations. "Summer is about having fun and enjoying the
outdoors and doing it safely," he added.
The water levels and flows can change quickly near power dams. OPG uses
warning signs, buoys, fences, booms and barriers to help identify areas
of danger. OPG sites are private property and trespassers can be
Visit www.opg.com/watersafety to view OPG water safety education materials and public service
SOURCE Ontario Power Generation Inc.
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