Operation Dry Water: Crackdown on drunken boaters

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LAS VEGAS and PHOENIX -- Law enforcement officials will be cracking down on drunken boating on the Colorado River this weekend as part of a national campaign.

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National operation cracking down on drunken boaters - Law enforcement officials will be cracking down on drunken boating on the Colorado River this weekend as part of a national campaign.

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Officials in Arizona, California and Nevada have agreed to participate in The effort will step up

enforcement on the river's 233-mile system, as well as waterways in 45 other states.

Officials plans to set up additional checkpoints and increase patrols Friday through Sunday.

They say they're looking for boat operators whose blood alcohol content exceeds the limit of 0.08 percent. Penalties could include fines, jail and boat impoundment.

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