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06/05/2022

Rise in accidental drowning in Wales prompts call to be safe while enjoying open water

There were 26 deaths in Wales from accidental drowning in 2021 across inland and coastal locations, compared with 25 death the previous year. 

The accidental drownings form part of the 49 total water-related fatalities in the Wales for 2021, a decrease of 1 from the previous year. 

Across the UK there were 277 accidental water-related fatalities - an increase of 23 from the previous year. This was part of the 616 total drownings last year, a decrease of 15 from the previous year. 

The consistently high number of accidental fatalities has prompted Water Safety Wales – a collaboration of  organisations striving to reduce drowning in Wales – by issuing coordinated advice for those visiting and enjoying waterways and coastlines. Their work is part of the #RespectTheWater campaign. This joint campaign, run by Water Safety Wales and the National Water Safety Forum (NWSF), aims to reduce the number of water-related deaths and accidents. 

In a call to action, members of Water Safety Wales are asking everyone to support and promote the national #RespectTheWater campaign, to reduce drowning this summer. 

The national campaign aims to provide simple lifesaving advice, which can help members of the public take personal responsibility for their own and family’s safety by remembering these lifesaving tips: 

  • If you get into trouble in the water, Float to Live.
  • Lean back and use your arms and legs to help you float, then get control of your breathing before calling for help or swimming to safety.
  • If you see someone else in trouble in the water, call 999 or 112. If you are the coast ask for the coastguard, if you are inland, ask for the fire service.

The latest figures from the Water Incident Database (WAID), which is maintained by the NWSF, highlight drowning trends from 2021.

Key accidental drowning death WAID insights for Wales include: 

  • There were 26 accidental fatalities
  • 69% of accidental fatalities were male
  • Males 20 - 39 were the highest group for accidental fatalities
  • 62% of accidental fatalities happened at coastal waters
  • Recreational activities accounted for 58% of accidental fatalities (see Figure 7)
  • 30% of people had no intention to enter the water, such as those walking, with causes including slips, trips and falls, being cut off by the tide, or swept in by waves.

Chris Cousens, Water Safety Wales Chair, said: “The pandemic continued to present considerable challenges at our coastal and inland waterways last year. The #RespectTheWater campaign is designed to help prevent further deaths. We urge the public to understand the dangers, to learn the importance of knowing how to float to live, and to call 999 if others are in trouble and if there is a water-related emergency.

‘Last year we saw increased participation in some activities such as stand-up paddleboarding and the consequent rise in incidents, which will be the subject of further Water Safety Wales focus. 

‘We would encourage anyone trying stand-up paddleboarding on open water to consider the following:

  • Know your limits. Be honest with yourself about your and your companions’ knowledge, fitness and ability. Only attempt a paddle if the conditions are within you and your group’s capabilities.
  • Check the latest forecast for your day - check the wind strength and direction again on arrival, avoid offshore winds and strong currents, river levels can rise and fall.
  • Wear a leash (attached correctly from your body to the board). Info on choosing the right kind of leash for your activity is
  • Wear a buoyancy aid and a wetsuit or insulating layers covered by a windproof jacket.
  • If you can, always go with a friend. If you are going out alone, always tell someone where you're going and when you'll be back.
  • Always carry a charged mobile phone in a waterproof pouch and keep it easily accessible. If you need help, call 999 and ask for Fire and Rescue Service (inland waters) or Coastguard (sea and coastal area)

Chris Cousens added: “Water Safety Wales believes one death is too many and the impact of losing someone to a death in the water cannot be underestimated. We will reduce drowning if everyone plays their part and Wales’ Drowning Prevention Strategy 2020-2026 aims to enable people living and visiting Wales to be safer in, on and around water by reducing water-related deaths and incidents.”

To view and download the WAID 2021 report, which is maintained by the National Water Safety Forum, visit: https://nationalwatersafety.org.uk/waid/annual-reports-and-data/ 

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Footnotes:

(1) This year’s WAID statistics includes a fatality figure from suspected or confirmed suicides. The figure for Wales was 14. Please refer to the Samaritans’ media guidelines when reporting on suicide here and/or the IPSO guidelines: Reporting on suicide for journalists (ipso.co.uk)

Notes to editors 

English language interviews with Chris Cousens are available by calling XXXX or by email on XXXX. Welsh language interviews are also available on request.

Download a video featuring family members who have lost loved ones to drowning here: https://source.rnli.org.uk/share/D38A0623-26AD-4902-A52678D28238BA6D/

Download Wales’ Drowning Prevention Strategy 2020-2026 and for more information about Water Safety Wales, visit: http://nationalwatersafety.org.uk/wales/

The WAID water-related fatal accident report compiles data from a variety of sources including coroner’s reports to determine the legal and medical ‘outcome’. The 2020 report has a higher number of ‘not recorded’ reports which may cause the 25 figure to be revised upwards when further information available.  

Water Safety Wales is a collaboration of individuals, communities, charities and public and private sector organisations with an interest in water safety and drowning prevention. It aims to reduce water related deaths and incidents in Wales by promoting the importance of a consistent and effective approach to water safety.

Water Safety Wales includes representatives from Adventure Smart Wales, Canal & River Trust, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Dyfed Powys Police, Gwent Police, Keep Wales Tidy, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Mineral Products Association, National Advisory Group to Welsh Government on Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention, National Resources Wales, National Union of Students, National Water Safety Forum, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Royal Life Saving Society UK, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents, Samaritans, Severn Trent Water, South Wales Police, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Swansea Council, Swim Wales, Surf Lifesaving Association of Wales, Water Safety Scotland.

A trend report on water-related fatalities in Wales is online here: waid-wales-2021-summary-11-final.pdf (nationalwatersafety.org.uk)

 

WAID data detail 277 accidental fatalities, 7 crimes, 137 not recorded, 195 suicide suspected. 


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06/05/2022

Cynnydd mewn boddi damweiniol yng Nghymru yn annog galw am gadw’n ddiogel wrth fwynhau dŵr agored

Digwyddodd 26 o farwolaethau yng Nghymru o ganlyniad i foddi damweiniol yn 2021 ar draws lleoliadau mewndirol ac arfordirol, o gymharu â 25 o farwolaethau yn ystod y flwyddyn flaenorol. Mae’r achosion o foddi damweiniol yn rhan o’r cyfanswm o 49 o farwolaethau oedd yn gysylltiedig â dŵr yng Nghymru yn 2021, sef gostyngiad o 1 ers y flwyddyn flaenorol.

Ledled y DU digwyddodd 277 o farwolaethau damweiniol yn gysylltiedig â dŵr – sef cynnydd o 23 ers y flwyddyn flaenorol. Roedd hyn yn rhan o gyfanswm o 616 o farwolaethau o ganlyniad i foddi a gafwyd y llynedd, sef gostyngiad o 15 ers y flwyddyn flaenorol. 

Gan fod y nifer farwolaethau damweiniol yn uchel yn barhaus, ysgogwyd Diogelwch Dŵr Cymru – sef  sefydliadau sy’n ymdrechu ar y cyd i leihau achosion o foddi yng Nghymru – drwy gyhoeddi cyngor cydgysylltiedig i’r sawl sy’n ymweld â dyfrffyrdd ac arfordiroedd a’u mwynhau. Mae eu gwaith yn rhan o ymgyrch #Parchu'rDŵr. Nod yr ymgyrch hon sy’n cael ei chynnal ar y cyd gan Ddiogelwch Dŵr Cymru a’r Fforwm Diogelwch Dŵr Cenedlaethol (NWSF), yw lleihau nifer y marwolaethau a damweiniau sy’n gysylltiedig â dŵr.  

Mewn galwad i weithredu, mae aelodau Diogelwch Dŵr Cymru yn gofyn i bawb gefnogi a hyrwyddo #Parchu’rDŵr sef yr ymgyrch genedlaethol i leihau boddi a gynhelir yn ystod yr haf eleni.

Nod yr ymgyrch genedlaethol yw darparu cyngor syml ar gyfer achub bywyd a all helpu aelodau’r cyhoedd i gymryd cyfrifoldeb personol am eu diogelwch eu hunain a diogelwch eu teulu drwy gofio’r awgrymiadau hyn ar gyfer achub bywyd: 

  • Os ewch chi i drafferth yn y dŵr, Arnofiwch i Fyw.
  • Pwyswch yn ôl a defnyddiwch eich breichiau a'ch coesau i'ch helpu i arnofio, ceisiwch reoli eich anadlu wedyn galwch am help neu nofiwch i ddiogelwch.
  • Os gwelwch rywun arall mewn trafferth yn y dŵr, ffoniwch 999 neu 112. Os mai ar yr arfordir rydych chi gofynnwch am wyliwr y glannau, os ydych chi mewn lleoliad mewndirol, gofynnwch am y gwasanaeth tân.

Mae’r ffigurau diweddaraf o’r Gronfa Ddata Digwyddiadau Dŵr (WAID), a gynhelir gan yr NWSF, yn amlygu tueddiadau boddi yn ystod 2021.

Mae casgliadau WAID Cymru am farwolaethau o ganlyniad i foddi damweiniol yng Nghymru yn cynnwys:

Bu 26 o farwolaethau damweiniol

  • Roedd 69% o farwolaethau damweiniol yn ddynion
  • Dynion 20 - 39 oedd y grŵp uchaf o ran marwolaethau damweiniol
  • Digwyddodd 62% o farwolaethau damweiniol mewn dyfroedd arfordirol
  • Roedd gweithgareddau hamdden yn cyfrif am 58% o farwolaethau damweiniol (gweler Ffigur 7)
  • Nid oedd gan 30% o bobl unrhyw fwriad i fynd i mewn i'r dŵr, megis y sawl oedd yn cerdded, gydag achosion yn cynnwys llithro, baglu a chwympo, cael eu hynysu gan y llanw, neu eu hysgubo i ffwrdd gan donnau.

Dywedodd Chris Cousens, Cadeirydd Diogelwch Dŵr Cymru: “Parhaodd y pandemig i gyflwyno heriau sylweddol yn ein dyfrffyrdd arfordirol a mewndirol y llynedd. Cynlluniwyd ymgyrch #Parchu’rDŵr i helpu i atal marwolaethau pellach. Rydym yn annog y cyhoedd i ddeall y peryglon, i ddysgu pwysigrwydd gwybod sut i arnofio i fyw, ac i ffonio 999 os bydd eraill mewn trafferth ac os oes argyfwng yn ymwneud â dŵr.

‘Y llynedd, gwelsom fwy o gyfranogiad mewn rhai gweithgareddau megis padlfyrddio wrth sefyll a’r cynnydd dilynol mewn digwyddiadau, a fydd yn destun ffocws pellach gan Ddiogelwch Dŵr Cymru.

‘Byddem yn annog unrhyw un sy’n ceisio padlfyrddio wrth sefyll ar ddŵr agored i ystyried y ffactorau canlynol:

  • Deallwch derfyn eich gallu. Byddwch yn onest am wybodaeth, ffitrwydd a gallu eich cymdeithion a chi eich hun ill dau. Os nad yw’r amodau o fewn eich gallu chi a gallu eich grŵp ddylech chi ddim padlo.
  • Gwiriwch ragolygon diweddaraf eich diwrnod - gwiriwch gryfder a chyfeiriad y gwynt eto wrth gyrraedd, osgowch wyntoedd alltraeth a cherhyntau cryf, gall lefelau afonydd godi a disgyn.
  • Gwisgwch dennyn (wedi'i chysylltu'n iawn o'ch corff i'r bwrdd). Mae gwybodaeth am ddewis tennyn priodol ar gyfer eich gweithgaredd yma.
  • Gwisgwch gymhorthyn hynofedd a siwt rwber neu haenau ynysu dan siaced atal gwynt.
  • Os yn bosib, ewch gyda ffrind yn gwmni bob amser. Os ydych chi'n mynd allan ar eich pen eich hun, dywedwch wrth rywun ble rydych chi'n mynd a phryd y byddwch chi'n ôl.
  • Cariwch ffôn symudol wedi'i wefru bob amser mewn bag sy'n dal dŵr a chadwch ef lle gallwch ei gyrraedd yn hawdd. Os oes angen help arnoch, ffoniwch 999 a gofynnwch am y Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub (dyfroedd mewndirol) neu Wylwyr y Glannau (ardal y môr a’r arfordir)

Ychwanegodd Chris Cousens: “Mae Diogelwch Dŵr Cymru yn credu bod unrhyw farwolaeth un yn ormod ac ni ellir diystyru effaith colli rhywun achos marwolaeth yn y dŵr. Byddwn yn lleihau achosion o foddi os bydd pawb yn chwarae eu rhan a nod Strategaeth Atal Boddi Cymru 2020-2026 yw galluogi pobl sy’n byw ac yn ymweld â Chymru i fod yn fwy diogel yn y dŵr neu o’i gwmpas, drwy leihau marwolaethau a digwyddiadau yn gysylltiedig â dŵr.”

I weld a lawrlwytho adroddiad WAID 2021, sy’n cael ei gynnal gan y Fforwm Diogelwch Dŵr Cenedlaethol, ewch i: https://nationalwatersafety.org.uk/waid/annual-reports-and-data/

 

DIWEDD

Troednodiadau:

(1) Mae ystadegau WAID eleni yn cynnwys cyfanswm marwolaethau o hunanladdiadau a amheuir neu a gadarnhawyd. Y cyfanswm ar gyfer Cymru oedd 14. Gweler canllawiau cyfryngau’r Samariaid wrth adrodd ar hunanladdiad yma a/neu ganllawiau’r IPSO: Adrodd ar hunanladdiad i newyddiadurwyr (ipso.co.uk)

Nodiadau i olygyddion 

Mae cyfweliadau Saesneg ar gael gyda Chris Cousens trwy ffonio XXXX neu drwy e-bost ar XXXX. Mae cyfweliadau Cymraeg hefyd ar gael ar gais.

Lawrlwythwch fideo yn dangos aelodau o'r teulu sy wedi colli anwyliaid o ganlyniad i foddi yma:https://source.rnli.org.uk/share/D38A0623-26AD-4902-A52678D28238BA6D/

Lawrlwythwch Strategaeth Atal Boddi Cymru 2020-2026 ac i gael rhagor o wybodaeth am Ddiogelwch Dŵr Cymru, ewch i: http://nationalwatersafety.org.uk/wales/

Mae adroddiad damweiniau angheuol sy’n gysylltiedig â dŵr gan WAID yn casglu data o amrywiaeth o ffynonellau gan gynnwys adroddiadau crwner i bennu’r ‘canlyniad’ cyfreithiol a meddygol. Mae gan adroddiad 2020 nifer uwch o adroddiadau ‘heb eu cofnodi’ a allai achosi i’r nifer o 25 gael ei adolygu i nifer mwy pan fydd gwybodaeth bellach ar gael.

Mae Diogelwch Dŵr Cymru yn gydweithrediad o unigolion, cymunedau, elusennau a sefydliadau sector cyhoeddus a phreifat gyda diddordeb mewn diogelwch dŵr ac atal boddi. Ei nod yw lleihau nifer y marwolaethau a'r digwyddiadau sy'n ymwneud â dŵr yng Nghymru drwy hyrwyddo pwysigrwydd ymagwedd gyson ac effeithiol at ddiogelwch dŵr.

Mae Diogelwch Dŵr Cymru yn cynnwys cynrychiolwyr o Adventure Smart Cymru, Ymddiriedolaeth Camlesi ac Afonydd, Dŵr Cymru, Heddlu Dyfed Powys, Heddlu Gwent, Cadwch Gymru’n Daclus, Asiantaeth y Môr a Gwylwyr y Glannau, Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Canolbarth a Gorllewin Cymru, Cymdeithas Cynhyrchion Mwynau, Grŵp Cynghori Cenedlaethol i Lywodraeth Cymru ar Atal Hunanladdiad a Hunan-niwed, Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru, Undeb Cenedlaethol y Myfyrwyr, Fforwm Diogelwch Dŵr Cenedlaethol, Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Gogledd Cymru, Cymdeithas Frenhinol Achub Bywyd y DU, Sefydliad Cenedlaethol Brenhinol y Badau Achub, Y Gymdeithas Frenhinol er Atal Damweiniau, y Samariaid, Severn Trent Water, Heddlu De Cymru, Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub De Cymru, Cyngor Abertawe, Nofio Cymru, Cymdeithas Achub Bywydau Syrffio Cymru, Water Safety Scotland. 

Mae adroddiad tueddiadau ar farwolaethau cysylltiedig â dŵr yng Nghymru ar-lein yma: waid-wales-2021-summary-11-final.pdf (nationalwatersafety.org.uk)

Manylion data WAID 277 o farwolaethau damweiniol, 7 trosedd, 137 heb eu cofnodi, 195 hunanladdiad tybiedig. 

 


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23/06/2021

Water Safety Wales backs National Drowning Prevention Week


Water Safety Wales is urging parents to make sure their children know how to stay safe and enjoy the water this summer. Figures indicate that around 25 per cent of primary pupils leave school unable to swim, and experts fear that the enforced pool closures during the pandemic over the last year will leave many young people lacking the ability to swim or self-rescue.

 

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), fears that with lockdown restrictions lifting, families will flock to beaches and inland water locations this summer without considering the potential dangers, putting themselves and others at risk.

In a call to action, members of the drowning prevention group Water Safety Wales have come together to  support the RLSS UK’s National Drowning Prevention Week campaign, running from 19th to the 26 June 2021. The campaign aims to ensure everyone knows how to have fun and stay safe near water.

 

This joint campaign aims to reduce the number of water-related deaths and associated harm and is being supported by organisations from a wide range of sectors including sport governing bodies, rescue services, regulators, navigation and harbour authorities, local government, utilities and those representing quarry operators – all whom make up Water Safety Wales.

 

Drowning Prevention Week aims to equip everybody across the UK and Ireland with the skills and knowledge, to make the right decisions about water safety. Over 400 people accidentally drown in the UK and Ireland every year and many more suffer injury, sometimes life-changing, when they survive drowning.


Member of Water Safety Wales and Water Safety Lead for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Bleddyn Jones said: “We understand many have not been able to travel for a holiday over the past year due to the Government restrictions. If you are planning a staycation, whether that be a trip to the beach or enjoying Wales’ inland beauty spots near water please remember to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks. We urge the parents to remind their children not to ignore warning signs that are there to protect them. Even though the weather is warm, the water is still extremely cold, which can cause ‘cold water shock’ putting them at risk of drowning.  There are also many hidden dangers within open water such as concealed rubbish and debris which can cause significant injuries, leading to water rescues by emergency services. Please urge your children to respect the water and stay safe.”

The Royal Life Saving Society UK’s Charity Director Lee Heard, said: “The UK’s beautiful waterways should be places where everyone feels at ease, and can take pleasure from their surroundings, whatever their age, whatever their activity level. But we’re urging people to educate themselves on how to enjoy water safely, and prevent a fun day out ending in tragedy. The Drowning Prevention Week campaign is crucial this year. Throughout 2020 and 2021, young people have missed out on the vital opportunity to swim, leaving a dramatic gap in school swimming and water safety education. RLSS UK believes that through free, accessible education and training, everyone can enjoy water safely. We urge as many parents as possible to get involved with the campaign, use our free online resources, and give their children the skills to enjoy a lifetime of fun in the water. Visit RLSS website to access the charity’s free water safety resources.”

 

Water Safety Wales have launched Wales’ first national Drowning Prevention Strategy, which aims to reduce water related deaths and incidents in Wales.

For the Welsh language version of this press release, please click here.


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20/05/2021

Increase in accidental drownings lead for calls to Respect the Water

Water Safety Wales is urging people across the country to Respect the Water and reduce drowning this summer after a concerning increase in water-related deaths. 

The call comes as latest figures from the Water Incident Database (WAID) reveal that there were 25 deaths in Welsh waters from accidental drownings in 2020, up from 20 the previous year.(1) 

It is the first time in five years the number of accidental drownings in Wales has increased. These accidental drownings form part of the total water-related fatalities in Wales which stands at 50 for 2020, one fewer than the 2019 total of 51 (2).

The number of accidental drownings across the UK also rose in 2020 to 254, an increase of 34 on the previous year.

In a call to action, members of the drowning prevention group Water Safety Wales have come together to ask everyone to #RespectTheWater and support the national campaign to reduce drowning this summer. 

This joint campaign aims to reduce the number of water-related deaths and associated harm and is being supported by organisations from a wide range of sectors including sport governing bodies, rescue services, regulators, navigation and harbour authorities, local government, utilities and those representing quarry operators – all whom make up Water Safety Wales.

The national campaign, which aims to provide simple lifesaving advice which can help members of the public take responsibility for their own and their family’s safety by following these guidelines: 

  • If you find yourself unexpectedly in the water, Float to live 
  • If you see someone else in trouble in the water, call 999 or 112

 

Other accidental drowning death insights in Wales:

  • Males make up 80% of all accidental drowning deaths
  • Almost half (44%) of accidental drownings involved people with no intention to enter the water, such as those walking or running by water
  • Inland open waters like rivers and lakes were the leading locations with 56% of accidental deaths
  • Almost a third (32%) of the accidental drownings happened in August and more than half (52%) happened on weekends

 

Chris Cousens, Chair of Water Safety Wales, said: 

Last summer presented considerable challenges at our coastal and inland waterways. This has meant that members of Water Safety Wales have decided to come together around the #RespectTheWater campaign to help prevent further deaths. We urge the public to understand the dangers, to learn the importance of knowing how to float to live, and to call 999 if others are in trouble and if there is a water related emergency.

In December, Water Safety Wales launched Wales’ first ever drowning prevention strategy, which has an aspiration of zero water related deaths in Wales by 2026.

Chris Cousens said: “Water Safety Wales believes one death is too many and the impact of losing someone to a death in the water cannot be underestimated. We will reduce drowning if everyone plays their part and Wales’ Drowning Prevention Strategy 2020-2026 aims to enable people living and visiting Wales to be safer in, on and around water by reducing water related deaths and incidents.”

To view and download the WAID 2020 report, which is maintained by the National Water Safety Forum, visit: https://nationalwatersafety.org.uk/waid/annual-reports-and-data/ 

For the Welsh version this press release please see here

Footnotes

 (1) The increase in accidental drownings in 2020 should be set against a longer term reducing accidental drowning trend and an unusual level of visitors to coastline and waterways in 2020. Whilst the events of last year were highly unusual, the impact of COVID-19 has had a direct impact on waterway visits, where the figures shown from the WAID may have been impacted. 

(2) This year’s WAID statistics includes a fatality figure from suspected or confirmed suicides. The figure for Wales was 14. Please refer to the Samaritans’ media guidelines when reporting on suicide  here and/or the IPSO guidelines: Reporting on suicide for journalists (ipso.co.uk)

The WAID water-related fatal accident report compiles data from a variety of sources including coroner’s reports to determine the legal and medical ‘outcome’. The 2020 report has a higher number of ‘not recorded’ reports which may cause the 25 figure to be revised upwards when further information available.  

Water Safety Wales is a collaboration of individuals, communities, charities and public and private sector organisations with an interest in water safety and drowning prevention. It aims to reduce water related deaths and incidents in Wales by promoting the importance of a consistent and effective approach to water safety.

To download Wales’ Drowning Prevention Strategy 2020-2026 and for more information about Water Safety Wales, visit: http://nationalwatersafety.org.uk/wales/

Water Safety Wales includes representatives from Adventure Smart Wales, Canal & River Trust, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Dyfed Powys Police, Gwent Police, Keep Wales Tidy, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Mineral Products Association, National Advisory Group to Welsh Government on Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention, National Resources Wales, National Union of Students, National Water Safety Forum, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Royal Life Saving Society UK, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents, Samaritans, Severn Trent Water, South Wales Police, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Swansea Council, Swim Wales, Surf Lifesaving Association of Wales, Water Safety Scotland.

The ‘Float to Live’ advice is a key message in the national drowning prevention campaign, #RespectTheWater. It urges people to follow this potentially lifesaving advice if they find themselves in trouble after falling into cold water: Fight your instinct to swim hard or thrash about – this can lead to breathing in water and drowning. Instead, relax and FLOAT on your back, until you have regained control of your breathing


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