Sandbags

County Sandbag Filling Stations
All stations are accessible 24/7
**BRING YOUR OWN SHOVEL TO ALL STATIONS**

West County

West County Detention Facility 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond
Bags are located in a large gray plastic trash bin. The sand cradle is on the south side of the facility parking area.

East County
Byron Airport 500 Eagle Court, Byron
Bags are located in the pump house at the junction of Byron Hot Springs Road and Holey Road. Contact Airport staff at 925-634-0147 for access. The sand cradle is located on the west side of the pump house.

Knightsen Farm Bureau Building/County Agriculture-3020 2nd St., Knightsen
Located at the north end of the parking lot next to the building.

Ambrose Recreation Center/CCC Family Service Center 3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point
Bags are located in a large green plastic trash bin on the west side of the parking lot next to the fence line approximately ¾ of the way back to the playing fields.

Central County
County Public Works 2475 Waterbird Way, Martinez (across from County Fueling Station)
Bags are located in a large gray plastic trash bin located at the parking stall north of the fueling station.  Nearest cross street is Imhoff Drive.

Howe Homestead 2950 Walnut Boulevard, Walnut Creek
Bags and sand located in the parking lot.
For locations not run by the County please refer to the following document:
Sandbag Instructions

1.Fill sandbags 1/3 full with sand (3 shovels full)
2.FIRST BAG: Fold the empty top of the bag at a 45-degree angle away from the source of water to keep sand from leaching out
Sandbag Instructions 1
3.SUBSEQUENT BAGS: Place each bag over the folded top of the preceding bag. All folds must be folded the same direction.Sandbag Instructions 2
4.END BAG: Fold the top of the last bag in the row underneath itself and place it over the folded top of the preceding bag, then stomp/pat bags into place.Sandbag Instructions 3