Storm sandbags available in Contra Costa County

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Contra Costa County is offering free sandbag filling stations during the storm.
Contra Costa County is offering free sandbag filling stations during the storm.
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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY -- The Contra Costa County Sheriff's office is encouraging residents who live in unincorporated areas to take advantage of several sandbag stations that are set-up across the county.

The sandbag stations are located in Richmond, Bay Point, Oakley, Pacheco and Walnut Creek.

You must bring your own shovel, but the sand and bagging materials will be provided at the following locations:

Richmond

West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond

  • Sandbags are cached on site in a container at the sand cradle located on the south side of the facility public parking area.
  • Bay Point

    Ambrose Recreation & Park Center - 3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point

  • West side of the parking lot next to one of the trees approximately of the way back to the playing fields. Sandbags are cached in a container on site at the sand cradle.
  • Oakley

    Senior Center, 215 Second Street, Oakley

  • Materials are located at the south end of the parking lot beside a large tree adjacent to the Office of the Sheriff Delta Station.
  • Pacheco

    County Public Works, 2475 Waterbird Way, Pacheco

  • Sandbags are cached in a container on site at the sand cradle.
  • Walnut Creek

    Howe Homestead, 2950 Walnut Boulevard, Walnut Creek

  • Materials are located in the parking lot.