We watched a training DVD last night on water rescue some of it was very useful, others bits well...see for yourself.
Non floating rope sinks.
Do not throw lines, sorry ropes, into power ropes, sorry lines.
If it's dark, use lights.
When faced with steep embankments use a ladder.
You need to know everything about everything.
Like an iceberg there is more under the water.
When in a potential drowning situation try and stay on the surface.
Better a live dog than a dead lion.
Estuaries are where a river meets the sea.
Basements may be cold and deep.
As you get older you lose it.
... Some top tips!