About Us

What makes us different?

About Us

What makes us different?

Black Water Recovery Divers DIfference

Our divers are comfortable both in deep water and low visibility water. We dive into places that most try to avoid. The Black Water we dive in feels like a second home. Some of the areas we have worked recovery in included, rivers, under the ice and in swamps. Where ever you need us we are there.

We are an underwater search, salvage and recovery business. We are experienced in decompression, overhead environments, ice diving and zero visibility.

Our team has combined 62 years experience

Wide variety of equipment for recovery

Experienced in a variety of extreme environments

Recovery all different facets of underwater work

Andy Erard Boat Captain Diver

Andy was certified in 1980. He holds a Master diver certification and has been doing Recovery dives for the past 11 years. He has been diving with his partner Matt for over 12 years in a variety of environments. Andy enjoys helping people in a hard situation finding items people have lost as well as fixing boats, and recovering sunken items as well.


Black Water Recovery Divers Certifications

Proper training and certifications are important to the safety of our divers and a successful recovery or repair for our clients. We care about a safe and successful recovery.

  • Open Water
  • Advanced
  • Master
  • Rescue
  • River/Advanced River
  • Wreck/Wreck Penetration
  • Ice Diving
  • Nitrox
  • Decompression
  • Helitrox
  • Trimix

Matt Hunt Technical Trimix Diver

Matt was certified in 1994. He holds a Trimix certification and has also been doing Recovery dives for the past 11 years. Matt also enjoys deep diving and the history of shipwrecks in the great lakes. Enjoys the challenges of new environments and technical work involved in the recovery of items.



Contact us now

Reach out to our divers today to find, fix and recover your items

Contact us now

Reach out to our divers today to find, fix and recover your items