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Sandbags Available Ahead of Flooding Concerns

Post Date:10/18/2018 12:58 PM

The City of Abilene is offering sandbags to residents concerned with potential flooding around their home.

Sandbags will be available at Global Samaritan Resources, located at 2074 North 1st Street, from 1:00 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 18th, and again from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, October 19th, or as long as supplies are available.

Sandbags are available on a first come, first served basis, with residents living along creek sheds most encouraged to pick up bags. Everyone will be allowed a maximum of 6 sandbags per household; enough to cover the main doorway or threshold into their
home.

Citizens will need to be prepared to bag their own sandbag, and are encouraged to bring their own shovel to do so.

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