Swiftwater Spill Response Technician: Missoula, MT Published: August 16, 2021

The Swiftwater Spill Response Technician course is designed for first responders with exposure to fast water environments. The class will emphasize responder safety and risk management, while providing hands-on training with skills needed to quickly deploy boom in fast water. Participants learn to recognize and avoid fastwater hazards, equipment, booming strategies, recovery systems, rigging onsho...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT **Private** Published: May 4, 2021

**PRIVATE COURSE** This private course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days deve...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT **Private** Published: April 17, 2021

**PRIVATE COURSE** This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing a...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: April 16, 2021

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: West Glacier, MT Published: June 8, 2020

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams.  If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must.  It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670.  The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing s...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: April 17, 2020

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams.  If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must.  It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670.  The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing s...

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Learn Swiftwater Rescue Published: April 9, 2018

Swiftwater Rescue Training WRI will be hosting  three more Swiftwater Rescue Classes near Missoula on the Blackfoot River this spring. It's our home river and our favorite place to teach. Montana River Guides will be hosting the course. Montana River Guides offers Missoula rafting and kayaking trips on the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers. Join us at a discounted price this year. Montana Swiftw...

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Cold Weather Response: Personal Gear Published: January 10, 2018

At WRI Environmental we specialize in fastwater spill response and inland spill response training. Last Christmas, I was put on standby for an inland oil spill response and spent over an hour collecting the right personal gear I'd need to be outside on a river in windy 10 degree weather.  I was reminded that safely responding to a river emergency or spill in cold weather requires a little more p...

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“Whether you are a river-rookie or an experienced boater, WRI tailors their classes to what you need to learn in a fun and challenging environment. Their scenario based teaching approach creates an electric learning atmosphere where you feel like you are in actual river rescue situations. I would recommend them to anybody!”

Eric Giddens, Owner Kern River Brewing Company/1996 Olympic Kayak Team Member
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