December 5, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Max Arbios, Public Works
Sandbag Station Opens Tuesday, December 6
To help Alamedans prepare for the storm season, the City’s Public Works Department is pleased to announce days and hours for its sandbag station.
Beginning Tuesday, December 6, 2016, the sandbag station will be open Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m., until Friday, December 16, 2016.
Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Time: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Location: On Lexington Street just off West Tower Avenue (old Alameda
Naval Air Station)
Please note that the sandbag station is closed during storms, as staff are occupied with storm-related service requests from the public, Alameda Police, and others. After December 16, Alameda residents requesting sandbags should contact Public Works at (510) 747-7900 to receive instructions on where to retrieve them.
Alameda residents can receive up to five free sandbags after showing proof of residency, such as an Alameda Municipal Power bill or current driver’s license with an Alameda address. If you have any questions or comments, please call Public Works at (510) 747-7900 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. By working together, Alameda residents and Public Works can help lessen the impacts of storms this season. More tips on storm preparedness can be found at: http://alamedaca.gov/public-works/how-public-works-preparing-storm-season.