TONIGHT, SILOAM SPRINGS LEADERS ARE LOOKING AT SAFETY AT WATER PARK WHERE A TEEN DROWNED. WE TALKED TO A GROUP OF EXPERTS WHO KNOW HOW DANGEROUS THE WATER CAN BE…THEY WORK ON THE RAPIDS. 40/29’S JONATHAN ROZELLE IS LIVE IN FAYETTEVILLE. “LOVE TO FLOAT” OUTFITTERS TAKES PEOPLE FROM HERE AT LAKE WEDINGTON TO DIFFERENT RECREATIONAL SPOTS ALONG THE ILLINOIS RIVER … INCLUDING THE WHITE WATER PARK IN SILOAM SPRINGS. THE OWNER TOLD ME ABOUT A CLOSE CALL HE’S SEEN AND WHAT SWIMMERS SHOULD DO IF HEADING TO THE PARK. (GARY LOVE — LOVE TO FLOAT OUTFITTERS) “i think its great. It’s great for the area. It’s bringing people too! It’s bringing traffic, ugh sales tax to the area.” BUT DESPITE WHITE WATER PARK’S ATTRACTION, GARY LOVE KNOWS IT CAN ALSO BE DANGEROUS. “a young man was caught on some debris, but he had his life jacket on, there were some people there that would have saved him.” HIS ADVICE ON STAYING SAFE AT THE PARK … “it’s always nice to know your skill level. Don’t over estimate what you know. Be prepared for what you’re going for.” ANOTHER LIFE SAVING TIP IF YOU ARE SWIMMING IN THE STRONG RAPIDS. “wear your life jacket. it’s not going to do you any good tied down on a boat.” LOVE SAYS THAT GOES FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND ALL SKILL LEVELS. LIVE IN FAYETTEVILLE. JONATHAN ROZELLE. 40/29 NEWS. SO FAR, SILOAM SPRINGS HAS NOT SET ANY HARSH RULES ON A LIFE JACKET OR LIFE GUARD.