Free sandbags available at various Contra Costa County locations

If you're concerned about flooding at your home or business with the upcoming El Niño rains, you can visit one of the convenient sandbag stations located throughout county.  Please note that you'll need to bring a shovel, but bags and sand are available for free.   If you live within the boundaries of one of our 19 cities, please use the web links below to find information about your city's sandbag distribution.  

Do you live in one of Contra Costa County's 19 cities?  You can get information about sandbags from your city's website, or check the list of city sandbag locations for more information.  Please check with your City Hall before heading out to pick up sand in case they have made changes to their locations.
 Antioch Lafayette Pleasant Hill
 Brentwood  Martinez Richmond
 Clayton  Town of Moraga
San Pablo
 Concord  Oakley San Ramon
 Town of Danville
 Orinda Walnut Creek
 El Cerrito
 Pinole  
 Hercules
 Pittsburg  


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