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Free Sandbags And Sand Available To Sutter County Residents And Business Owners
January 06, 2017

The County of Sutter operates its sandbag distribution sites throughout the winter months in anticipation of continuous and extended heavy rainfall events during which widespread flooding may occur.

Sand and sandbags are available to property owners and local businesses on a self-serve basis. Property owners and businesses are requested to take no more than 25 sandbags. These sandbags are not intended for commercial ventures or builders involved in new construction or development. Additional sandbags and sand are available, inexpensively, at most hardware and home improvement stores.

Visit the sandbag locations and policy page.

Sand and sandbags are available to the public at the following locations:

  • Live Oak: Sand and sandbags are available at the City Corporation Yard on N Street in Live Oak.
  • Meridian: Sand and sandbags are available at the Meridian Fire Department located at 1100 Third Street.
  • Oswald-Tudor area: Sand and sandbags are available at the Oswald-Tudor Fire Department located at 1280 Barry Rd.
  • Pleasant Grove: Sand and sandbags are available at the Pleasant Grove Fire Department located at 3100 Howsley Road. (24-hr)
  • Robbins: Sand and Sandbags are available at the Community Center at the End of Del Monte in the town of Robbins.
  • Sutter: Sand and sandbags are available at the County Sign Yard located at Pass Road and Acacia Road. The address is 3098 Acacia Avenue.
  • Trowbridge: Sand and sandbags are available at the Road Maintenance Yard located at 2560 Pacific Avenue. (24-hr)
  • Yuba City: The City of Yuba City makes sand and sandbags available at its Corporation Yard located at 1185 Market Street. (24-hr)   Additional information available at the Yuba City Floodplain Management page.

Visit our weather page for links to current river information.

By U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Rhonda Burke [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Rhonda Burke [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons