City Offers Free Sandbags in Anticipation of Major Rainfall

The City of West Hollywood is offering free and sand-filled sandbags to West Hollywood residents and businesses in anticipated of strong rains.

While meteorologists are forecasting that heavy rains will be most severe in Santa Barbara County, there will be moderate rainfall across the region. The city is providing sandbags in order to help residents and businesses redirect flowing water away from buildings.

Free sandbags are limited to 10 per resident or business. They are available for pick-up by appointment at the City of West Hollywood’s Operations Center, located at 7317 Romaine St.. Residents and business owners must call (323) 848-6591 to schedule an appointment to pick up sandbags on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, March 23. There are no weekend pickups scheduled at this time.

Please note that, even with an appointment, sand bags are only available while supplies last. Sandbag pick up may be extended into the following week if weather requires and supplies are available.

For more information, please contact Helen Collins, the city’s facilities and field services manager, at (323) 848-6895 or at People who are deaf or hard of hearing should call TTY (323) 848-6496.

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5 years ago

I didn’t know that we did this.

Thank you for your excellent coverage, WEHOville staff.

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