Free Sandbags

For Immediate Release
December 17, 2007
Chan, Gloria
(415) 554-6920


Free Sandbags to protect properties against upcoming Winter storms

San Francisco, California–The San Francisco Department of Public Works is offering free sandbags to protect homes and properties against flooding during the upcoming winter storm, heading to the Bay Area. Residents can drop by DPW's Operations Yard at the following location and times for their free sandbags:

DPW Operation's Yard
2323 Cesar Chavez Blvd., enter at Kansas and Marin Streets
Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00pm

Both filled and unfilled bags are available. Residents are required to bring proof of San Francisco residency. There is a limit of ten sandbags per address. For sandbags during off hours, residents can contact the City's Customer Service Center by dialing 3-1-1 for more information.