Welcome to the Watersafe UK Search & Rescue Team Website


Watersafe UK Search & Rescue Team (WUKSART) is a voluntary search & rescue organisation operating within Derbyshire & the East Midlands region.


Our purpose is to provide response and operational support to the Fire Service & Derbyshire Police in a range of situations including;


  •    Water rescue incidents within Derbyshire & the local area
  •    Local & widespread flooding
  •    Searches for missing and vulnerable people
  •    Provide support during times of adverse weather conditions
  •    Provide support at water related incidents when required
  •    Safe working at height and rope rescue operations
  •    Powerboat rescue operations
  •    Provide underwater search capability
  •    Flood support to local communities including flood evacuation
  •    Also we respond Nationally to flooding under the DEFRA Concept of Operations


Our charitable objectives state we exist for public benefit, to relieve suffering and distress amongst persons endangered by flooding or natural hazards.


With skills in search & rescue, water & flood rescue, rope rescue and advanced medical care WUKSART always aims to deliver a fast, dynamic and professional team.


WUKSART supports the work of: