Free sandbags available at various Contra Costa County locations

If you're concerned about flooding at your home or business when the rainy season hits, you can visit one of the sandbag stations located throughout the 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 link 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 before heading out to pick up sand in case they have made changes to their locations.



Looking for a rundown of all sites within our County and cities? 

You can also print out or reference a a list of all sandbag stations within Contra Costa County, including in our cities and towns.  

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