Be aware of the risks of being in or around water. To reduce risk, here's advice on what to do to stay safe around water. Follow the Water Safety Code.
Find out how to stay safe when near or in water. We also have advice on fishing, boat, and swimming safety.
Advice on what to do when someone in need of help in water
Drowning and alcohol - advice, guidance and risks, cold water shock - what to do, avoid water while drinking, especially at night.
Fishing is a water-based hobby that brings risks. Water Safety Scotland has guidance to keep anglers safe. Check their angling safety code
If you walk or run near water, understand the potential risks and take a minute to read our safety advice.
Ensure your safety while participating in boating or water sports by following proper safety advice.
When walking your dog in areas with water sources, like a river or loch, it's important to follow safety guidelines to keep your furry friend safe.