DNR To Crack Down On Drunken Boating Over 4th Of July WeekendTo help keep everyone safe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officers and other authorities will be increasing water patrols to crack down on drunken boaters.
DNR’s ‘Operation Dry Water’ Targets Intoxicated BoatersWith the nice weather on tap for this weekend, many Minnesotans will be headed to the lakes. And to help keep everyone safe on the water, the DNR is ramping up patrols to crack down on drunken boaters. Friday marks the start of "Operation Dry Water" across the state. Boaters caught operating under the influence will have their boats impounded and could even be banned from boating.