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DPW Sandbag distributionDPW issues FREE filled sandbags to the public during the winter rainy season to protect property in San Francisco.

  • Free sandbag pick up available at 2323 Cesar Chavez Street, entrance at Kansas and Marin streets.
  • Both filled and unfilled sandbags are available at no cost.
  • There is a limit of 10 sandbags per address.
  • Additional sandbags can be made available under special circumstances if approved by the Deputy Director of Operations.
  • Sandbags distributed by DPW are not for resale.
  • Residents must show a valid ID with San Francisco residence.
  • Residents must load their own filled sandbags.

Availability

Monday - Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

  • Bring your vehicle to the DPW Corporation Yard.
  • Again, the address is 2323 Cesar Chavez Street, entrance at Kansas and Marin streets.
  • No prior notice is required.

All other hours

  • Phone 3-1-1 and tell the dispatcher you need sandbags.
  • Be prepared to leave a callback number so that DPW staff can coordinate an immediate pickup at the DPW Yard.
  • When instructed, bring your vehicle to the DPW Corporation Yard.

Download Sandbag Flyer (PDF)

 
Last updated: 4/12/2010 4:27:47 PM