Heavy Rain This Weekend: Sandbags Available

The City of West Sacramento is making sandbags available to residents in anticipation of  wet weather and possible flooding over the next few days.

Sand is free and available on a first come, first served basis at the following locations:

  • Port of West Sacramento near the guard shack off Industrial Blvd. Sand and bags are available 24/7.
  • 1801 West Capitol Avenue in the vacant lot. Sand is available here 24/7, but residents need to bring their own bags which are available at the City of West Sacramento Corporation Yard, 1951 South River Rd., weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Residents are allowed up to 15 bags per city address.
  • It is recommended that plastic or visqueen sheeting be used as a water barrier with sandbags to hold the sheeting in place.

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For additional questions about sandbags, local flooding and clogged storm drains, call Public Works, (916) 617-4850. You can also use the West Sacramento Connect app.

Please check out additional Winter Weather information from the West Sacramento Fire Emergency Services Division.

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