Release Announced - A Guide for Multiple Use Waterway Management, Third Edition

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) is pleased to announce the release of A Guide for Multiple Use Waterway Management, Third Edition. Download a free copy of the 154-page, full color Guide here.

A Guide for Multiple Use Waterway Management, Third EditionProduced under a U.S. Coast Guard national non-profit grant, the Guide supports the reduction of recreational boating fatalities and injuries through improved understanding of and accessibility to tools needed to implement sound management processes on shared recreational waters, including the intersection of commercial traffic and recreational users. The Guide provides direction for effective waterway management, including policy development, and communication for public understanding, acceptance, and compliance.

The Third Edition (2021) addresses current thinking and planning frameworks for ongoing and future waterway management issues, updated from the First Edition (1996) and Second Edition (2004).

Developed in partnership with the River Management Society, a Waterway Management Project Steering Committee of diverse waterway management subject matter experts guided the project. Members represented the American Canoe AssociationAmerican Waterways OperatorsChicago Harbor Safety CommitteeFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionPassenger Vessel AssociationPublic, River Management SocietyStates Organization for Boating AccessU.S. Coast GuardU.S. Army Corps of EngineersWaterways Association of Pittsburgh, and NASBLA.

For additional information, contact Pamela Dillon, NASBLA Project Director, at [email protected].


Published Feb. 25, 2022

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