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Summer Sandbag Distribution Schedule Begins June 26
Additional sites will provide sandbags for emergency flood control


News Release
Contact: Josh Moniz
915-594-5510 (office), 915-319-3284 (cell) e-mail: jmoniz@epwu.org

Date: May 26, 2017

EL PASO Customers can get sandbags for flood control seven days a week beginning Monday, June 26. The expanded site locations and hours will be available through Sept. 30. The summer distribution sites will reopen in the Mission Valley, west, central and east areas of El Paso, and hours will be extended at the Stormwater Operations Center, which is open throughout the year.

Customers in areas prone to flooding are encouraged to have sandbags on hand before most heavy rains begin. The limit is 10 bags per visit.

El Paso Water does not charge for sandbags. Persons who cannot lift heavy items should be accompanied by someone who can assist with loading and unloading the bags.

Summer Distribution Locations & Schedule
June 26 - End of September
Northeast Stormwater Operations Center
4801 Fred Wilson Ave. 79906 (map)
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
West Artcraft Booster Station
7830 Paseo Del Norte 79912 (map)
Daily
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Central Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant
913 S. Boone St. 79905 (map)
Daily
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
East Cielo Vista Booster Station
9428 Daugherty Drive 79925 (map)
Daily
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Mission Valley Blackie Chesher Park
9292 Escobar Drive 79907 (map)
Daily
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.







With oversight by the Public Service Board, El Paso Water provides water, wastewater, reclamation and stormwater management services. The utility serves approximately 800,000 people in the El Paso region. El Paso Water is recognized as a national leader for its innovative water supply strategy that includes water reuse, inland desalination and conservation.