City of Concord California

News Release

October 30, 2017

Free sandbags offered to Concord residents

The rainy season is almost here and Concord residents are encouraged to prepare now for potential flooding. The City of Concord is once again offering free sandbags to Concord residents. The City maintains a 24-hour sandbagging station at the City's Corporation Yard, located at 1455 Gasoline Alley. In addition, pre-filled sandbags are available to residents who are unable to fill their own, such as seniors and persons with disabilities. Arrangements can be made for filled sandbags by calling (925) 671-3448.

Two additional satellite sandbagging stations are available at Lime Ridge off of Treat Blvd., and at Hillcrest Park off of Grant Street. Sand has been delivered to these sites; residents are asked to bring their own sandbags and shovels. More details are available on an interactive sand bag station map at

Public Works staff meets with private property owners throughout the year to offer guidance and advice with regard to private creek maintenance. Residents with questions regarding private creeks can contact Public Works staff by calling (925) 671-3448.

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