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Boating at Somerville Lake

Tips For Safe Boating

1. Follow Federal and State Boating Laws.

2. Learn the "Rules of the Road" and follow them.

3. Don't mix alcohol and water.

4. Check your safety equipment to make sure it is in working order.

5. Heed weather advisories.

6. Take a Boater Education Class.

United States Coast Guard Boating Safety Hotline 1-800-368-5647.

For more information, contact the Water Safety Coordinator at the Somerville Lake Office .

Boating While Intoxicated

Texas State Boating Laws

Boating Safety Links

U.S. Coast Guard

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Boating Website

Wear your life jacket