Summer is here, and people are flocking to the water, whether it's a beach, lake, pool, pond, river, or backyard creek. But there's an inherent risk to swimming and other aquatic activities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists drowning as one of the leading causes of death from unintentional injury. Fortunately there's not much special equipment or training required to protect loved ones. Families concerned about water safety can follow these 11 simple rules to stay out of harm's way.