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Authorities warn of dangerous waterways

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Three people were swept over the Cascade Falls on the Kettle River while tubing on Saturday. (Leia Hutchings/CBC)

Searchers are still looking for the body of a Scottish tourist, presumed drowned after three people died while tubing on the Kettle River this weekend.

The group was washed over Cascade Falls near Grand Forks.

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But the Kettle River isn't the only waterway in the province with high, fast water, and it's definitely not the only one that people are flocking to -- their tubes, inflatable rafts, boats and drinks in tow.

That's why some Search and Rescue and police officers want to get the message out to be safe.

Jeff Smedley is with Prince George Search and Rescue, Cassandra Pierre runs Coyote Cruises, which provides tubing rides down the channel between Okanagan and Skaha lakes, and Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison is with the Grand Forks RCMP, and helped investigate the drownings on the Kettle River.

Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with all three of them about dangerous waterways in B.C.'s interior.
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