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www.fishandboat.com/Boat/WaterandIceSafety/Documents/HazardsWater/Strainers.pdf

Strainers are common on rivers and streams ... solid objects like boats or people ... Never try to go through a strainer and give it as much room as possible. If you ...

www.answers.com/Q/When_boating_on_a_river_you_may_encounter_strainers_what_are_the_dangers_of_strainers

When boating on a river you may encounter strainers what are the dangers of ... A strainer is an equipment mostly used in kitchens to separate unwanted ...

www.answers.com/Q/When_boating_on_a_river_What_is_the_danger_of_a_strainer

Strainers can trap boats, and throw boaters overboard.

www.boat-ed.com/waterrescue/studyGuide/River-Hazards-Strainers/191099_700084463

Study the topic “River HazardsStrainers” from the official Water Rescue for ... You are looking at a preview of what's in the timed Water Rescue for the First Responder Course. ... Bouncing twigs may indicate a partially submerged strainer.

swiftwaterrescue.com/swiftwater-rescue/strainers-swiftwater-hazard

Strainers are one of the most dangerous features that are found on rivers. ... that swiftwater can flow through, but that a swimmer, kayaker or boat cannot. ... If you only get your body partially up on the strainer you may have to throw your body ...

www.boatingbasicsonline.com/content/general/9_1_d.htm

Power boaters should also be aware when operating around paddlers, other ... unusually high water and operating around low head dams and strainers. Know how to swim and be able to perform a "self rescue" in rivers or waters with strong currents. ... From downstream, you may not realize the danger until it's too late.

www.whitewater-rescue.com/support/pagepics/strainers.html

Strainers. Identification & Danger. Strainers are a very common river hazard on small ... Small limbs under the water let water pass through but may impale a swimmer ... If you come across a strainer that can't be safely avoided, ram your boat ...

ayresriverblog.com/2011/06/09/safety-in-knowing-part-2

Jun 9, 2011 ... Along with understanding the river you will be on and knowing the flow, having an understanding of the specific types of hazards you may encounter can be life saving. These include: dangerous hydraulics, strainers, foot entrapment, water ... A strainer does just what it says; water goes through but nothing ...

paddling.com/learn/river-hazards

Like a spaghetti noodle in a strainer, I was being pushed to the bottom against ... As the current swept the boat past the tangle of branches, I pushed off the bottom ... Here is a glossary of the most common hazards one may encounter on river ... can create eddies, collect debris that can act like strainers and cause the current  ...