In March of 2019, our team Newton County Rescue and Recovery (NCRR) was called to Beaver Lake to assist the Benton and Washington County dive teams in searching for and recovering a couple of people that had drowned. The water temperature was around 45 degrees for the dives we did. The visibility was less than perfect, we could actually see as far as the INSiDE of our dive masks. Well, I am kidding but not by much, our visibility ran from none to about 3 ft at best.
Not the best conditions for diving. How do we prepare for that kind of diving you may ask. Continue reading