The Caliraya-Lumot Watershed Area Team (CLWAT), in coordination with the Caliraya-Lumot Watershed Ecological Community and 202nd Infantry Unifier Brigade of Philippine Army, facilitated the conduct of Water Search and Rescue (WASAR) training last November 4-6, 2019. The training took place at the Headquarters of 202nd Infantry Brigade in Brgy. West Talaongan, Cavinti, Laguna.
It was participated by a total of twenty three (23) delegates comprised of thirteen (13) from different resorts in Caliraya and Lumot Lakes, four (4) from Philippine Army and two (2) from Philippine Air Force.
Lectures and demonstration of swimming techniques were done during the first day of the training while the lecture and basic water survival and life saving techniques were given on the second day. The participants also underwent practical exercises in a 20ft. swimming pool in Caliraya Resort Club as part of the day 2 activities.
On the last day of the training, participants undergone a 800 meters swim in Caliraya Lake. The three days training ended with a closing ceremony and distribution of certificates to those who participated and completed the requirements.