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What does SW stand for?

SW stands for Shallow Water

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HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Noe, executive director of the Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition, commented on today's release of a Quest Offshore Resources study prepared for the National Ocean Industries Association and the American Petroleum Institute that predicts a 77 percent increase in employment by 2013 -- IF permitting rates return to pre-Macondo levels: Today's study by Quest Offshore Resources estimates that total employment supported by the Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas industry by 2013 could exceed 430,000 jobs -- growth that would represent an increase of 77 percent, or 180,000 jobs, over the low levels of 2010 when the shallow-water permitting slow-down and deepwater moratorium first brought activity in the Gulf to its knees.
Byline: Susan Abram Staff Writer ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - Anglers hooked on Bouquet Creek will find fewer farm-grown fish than usual this season as shallow waters resulting from the stormy winter prevent federal agencies from stocking the waterway at full capacity.
Some tips to avoid shallow-water blackout include: * Don't hyperventilate while swimming * Recognize that any strenuous exercise done under water will drastically limit the time one can stay underwater, and people should head to the surface much sooner * Include shallow-water blackout as a topic prior to all training for water activities * Explain to children at a young age what shallow-water blackout is and why they should never practice breath-hold diving * Aquatics managers and life guards should prohibit swimmers from engaging in this activity Don't let your vacation turn tragic playing a simple children's game in shallow water.
And shallow water causes an incoming wave to rise, "trip," and break; waves don't break in deep water.