There is always a Wrong (left) way and a Right way (right) to do everything. Never risk life, property, or your business using recreational divers.
Undoubtedly, one of the most dangerous marine operations tasks a professional diver can be called out to perform; marine salvage & disaster response injure or kill roughly 20 trained experienced commercial divers each year.
This is no place or time for sport divers or 3 - man dive teams.
Inland Waterways tend to become our nation's play ground, there are however times when they become a work site of major proportions. Our teams have honed their skills to attack and resolve these issues for the general public and our government which keep contractors in need of our services to prepare for these untimely events. We work in weather and conditions that keep many of the hardest men indoors. M.V.P.D. will never refuse a call from anyone in need during an emergency.
All Marine Operations are conducted in compliance with U.S.C.G., U.S.A.C.E. & U.S.N. Marine Services & Salvage Manual Specifications & requirements. These methods exceed all current written OSHA & A.D.C.I. minimum manning & safety standards.