• Sandbags Available for Redwood City Residents

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    (courtesy of Malcolm Smith, City of Redwood City, Public Comm. Mgr.)

    As you may know, a significant set of storms is predicted to come in starting late tonight or tomorrow, Friday, December 17, along with high tides on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings. If you are in a flood-prone area of Redwood City, you’ll want to know that sandbags are available – these are for Redwood City residents only and there is a limit of 24 sandbags per household. You can pick up sandbags in the parking lot of Redwood City’s Public Works Services building, 1400 Broadway (between Chestnut and Woodside).

    Our Public Works Services and public safety staff will of course be monitoring the storm conditions closely. You can help by making sure the storm drains on your street are clear of leaves and other debris. It’d be great if someone on each street would take the responsibility to clean any debris and leaves that may be covering catch basins or inlets before the storms start, and then keep an eye on them through the weekend and clear them out if they become blocked. City crews are right now out inspecting and checking channels, creeks and storm drain inlets, but your help is needed throughout this series of storms. If you notice significant problems during the storms, you can contact Redwood City Public Works Services at (650) 780-7464.

    Again, the sandbags at Redwood City’s Public Works Services Department are for Redwood City residents only, and there is a limit of 24 per household. For residents of unincorporated areas of San Mateo County, the County provides other sandbag pickup locations (best to call first):

    Grant Corporation Yard, 752 Chestnut, Redwood City – (650) 363-4103

    Princeton Corporation Yard, 203 Cornell Avenue, Half Moon Bay – (650) 728-7993

    Pescadero High School, 350 Butano Cut-Off Road, Pescadero

    La Honda Corporation Yard, 59 Entrada Way, La Honda – (650) 747-0341

    Here are sandbag locations for some other Peninsula cities. If you live in one of these cities, be sure to contact your local public works department to confirm availability of sandbags, locations, and limitations.

    San Carlos – 100 Bransten Road, San Carlos

    Belmont – 110 Sem Lane , Belmont

    Palo Alto – 600 E. Meadow Drive

    Palo Alto – Palo Alto Airport

    City of buying viagra from canada San Mateo – 1949 Pacific Blvd. San Mateo

    Menlo Park – Alma Street and Burgess Drive

    Menlo Park – Pope Street and Laurel Ave.

    Mountain View – 231 N. Whisman Road, Mountain View

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