Swiftwater Team

Swift Water transparentSwiftwater Team is a specialized rescue team, which has principles and techniques that are employed in moving water. Responding to water over two-feet deep that is flowing at a minimum of one knot (1.15 mph) and occurring in a natural waterway, flood channel, or a flood-related environment. The team operates in environments with or without infrastructure, including environments with compromised access to roadways, utilities, and transportation. The Swiftwater Team consists of 14 members with certifications relating to rescue swimming, boat operating, shore control personnel, operations and safety officers.