Sandbag Information

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Worker with sandbagThe City urges citizens to obtain sandbags in advance of predicted storms.

Free sandbags are available starting November 27 to all those City of Santa Cruz citizens in need. *

1) Empty sandbags may be picked up at either location below:

Fire Administration Office
230 Walnut Ave.
Monday - Thursday
8 am - 12 pm, 1- 4 pm

City of Santa Cruz Corporation Yard
1125 River St. Office 6A
Monday - Friday
8 am - 12 pm, 1- 4 pm

2) Citizens may then fill the bags with free sand located at:

Harvey West Park (at the entrance to the Parks Yard)
326 Evergreen St.

 Please be prepared with shovel to fill the bags with sand.

* Limits of Service
In order to ensure that materials will be available to all those City of Santa Cruz citizens in need, there will be a limit of ten (10) sandbags per household, organization or business.


Emergency Information Phone Numbers

  • Street flooding 420-5530
  • Threat to life and property 911
  • American Red Cross 462-2881


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