Operation Dry Water July 5-7 The national program, “Operation Dry Water,” will take place from July 5-7 — and Nebraska is part of this safe boating initiative. “It’s a national initiative by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA),” said Mike Thome, who serves as one of two conservation officers in Dawson County along ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!