Winter Water Safety
Winter is especially dangerous because of the temptation to play on ice formed over open water, rivers or canals. It's risky for everyone, but both children and pets are especially at risk, as well as adults who might attempt to rescue them. Please use the link below to the West Midlands Fire Service and Royal Life Saving Society websites which have important information about how adults and children can keep safer in winter when water is icy.
The Canal and River Trust have created the following information videos which give advice about what to do if you or somebody else falls into the water in winter: