Swiftwater Rescue

Swiftwater Rescue

Swiftwater rescue is the rescue or recovery of person(s) who have become trapped in fast-moving water environments. Swiftwater rescue is among the most dangerous of the rescue disciplines for both victims and rescuers, due to the number of hazards both in and out of the water, in addition to the water itself.  requires an advanced knowledge of practical hydrodynamics, rope rescue, topology of the area, and other unique hazards.

 

Date

14 May 2017

Tags

Rescue

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Emergency response organizations can request our team to be activated by calling the Sandoval County Regional Dispatch Center. The contact number is 505.898.7585.

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