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Trouble on the water

November 28, 2018

The Lake Havasu City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on Monday discussed the possibility of adding lifeguards to Rotary Park Beach and London Bridge Beach swim areas.

The following is a list of drowning and near drowning incidents in the lake.

9/2/15: Drowning at London Bridge Beach.

6/30/13: Near drowning at Rotary Park. Victim was intoxicated.

3/26/13: Drowning at London Bridge Beach area. Victim fell off boat he was riding on and did not surface.

9/2/12: Drowning in Bridgewater Channel near sign No. 6. Victim was located approximately 15 feet from the shore in 12-15 feet of water.

7/8/12: Near drowning in Bridgewater Channel near sign No. 8. Victim was intoxicated.

3/5/10: Near drowning in Bridgewater Channel near sign No. 11. Victim dove into water head first and went unconscious.

7/5/08: Drowning in Bridgewater Channel near Thompson Bay.

6/22/08: Drowning in Bridgewater Channel near sign No. 8.

— Lake Havasu City Police Department

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