LIST: Free sandbags available throughout southern Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Monsoon is in full swing and there are several spots to pick up sandbags in southern Arizona.
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Sandbags can be picked up at Naranja Park, 810 W. Naranja Drive, through Sept. 30.
Due to limited supplies, only town residents are eligible and there is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle.
At Naranja Park, follow the signs to the area known as the “Christmas tree recycling lot,” just north of the archery range.
Residents will need to bag and load their own sandbags. Anyone who needs assistance can make an appointment with town staff to pick up pre-bagged sand at a designated time. To book your appointment, please contact staff at Stormwater Utility at 520-229-4850 or PW@orovalleyaz.gov.
Sandbags are available at Hi Corbet.
The Public Works Department said sandbag distribution sites will be open on Tuesday, Aug. 31, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Marana Operations Center Yard and Marana Heritage River Park.
Public Works will assist residents concerned with flooding by offering pre-filled sandbags based on the forecast. When severe weather is forecasted, the town will notify residents and Public Works will activate the sandbag pick-up locations. Town staff monitors radar from the National Weather Service in Tucson and the Pima County Regional Flood Control District ALERT System to determine flooding potential and the need to offer sandbags.
PICK-UP LOCATIONS WILL BE AT:
- Marana Operations Center Yard: 5100 West Ina Road
- Marana Heritage River Park: 12205 North Tangerine Farms Road
Additional distribution dates will be added to the schedule based upon public demand and weather projections.For more information, please contact Public Works at (520) 382-2536 or (520) 382-2505.
There is also a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle.
Pima County is providing sandbags at the following locations:
- 1313 South Mission Road at the PCDOT Maintenance Yard
- 4750 North Lason Lane at Lason and Snyder
- 1854 East Ina Road at Pima Canyon and Ina
- 12681 North Sabino Canyon Parkway at Carter Canyon and Sabino Canyon Parkway
- 3885 East Golder Ranch Drive at Golder Ranch Fire Department, Station 370
The Green Valley Fire District #153 will be providing sandbags at 210 Continental Road.
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