City of Concord California

News Release

October 25, 2016

Free sandbags offered to Concord residents

The rainy season is here and Concord residents are encouraged to prepare for potential flooding. The City offers a free, 24-hour sandbagging station for Concord residents at the City’s Corporation Yard, located at 1455 Gasoline Alley. In addition, pre-filled sandbags are available to accommodate 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. A new interactive sand bag station map is available at

Public Works staff has met 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.

City of Concord CA