2001 there was a series of water related deaths near the metro area of pheonix, nearly 135 deaths had been reported, 75 of
the deaths/serious injuries were children 0-4 years of age, 57 of the deaths were older children and teens, these 57
serious deaths occured in local swimming pools.
related death percentage has been relatively unchanged since 2001 and it is now said that the drowning death rate
has reached 11.1% of every 100,000 children die of water related deaths.