Radio Sweden Weekly: Water safety in Sweden

19 min
It’s nearing the end of July, but summer is far from over.

It’s a time of year where Swedes take advantage of the bright summer months by making up for all they can’t do during the cold winters. This includes outdoor activities like kayaking, sunbathing and visiting all the beautiful beaches and lakes that Sweden has to offer.

However, water safety is an ongoing issue, and the warmer weather tends to lead to a rise in fatal drowning accidents, according to lifesaving experts. We look at some projects trying to reduce the number of fatalities.

Presenter/producer: Odessa Fardipour.