How to Find, Fill & Use Sandbags


Place Sandbags Correctly

Sandbagging is not as simple as throwing up a barricade! Flood Ready Freddy is here to show you how to properly stack sandbags and keep flood waters outside the home, where they belong. Follow along with Flood Ready Freddy on our video and handout on how to properly stack your sandbags!

How to Find, Fill & Use Sandbags

Where do I get sandbags?


View a Map of Sandbag Locations


Sandbags can be obtained from the following agencies. Be sure to bring a shovel!

  • City of Dublin (24/7 to city residents and businesses), 925-833-6630

    • Corporation Yard, 5600 Scarlett Ct., Dublin
    • Public Safety Complex, 6363 Clark Ave, Dublin
  • City of Livermore (24/7)

    • Maintenance Service Center, 3500 Robertson Park Road, Livermore, 925-960-8020
    • Fire Station #6, 4550 East Ave., Livermore
    • Fire Station #8, 5750 Scenic Ave., Livermore
  • City of Pleasanton Operations Service Center, 3333 Busch Road (M-F, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), 925-931-5500

  • Alameda County Public Works Road Maintenance Dept., 4825 Gleason Dr., Dublin (M-F, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), 925-803-7007. If no answer, call Sheriff’s Dispatch with emergency, 510-667-7721.

  • Zone 7 Water Agency (no shovel needed) Available November through April

    • Administrative Building, 100 North Canyons Parkway, Livermore (24/7), 925-454-5000
    • Administrative Building, 5997 Parkside Drive, Pleasanton, (24/7), 925-454-5000
  • Sunol Glen Elementary School, 11601 Main Street, Sunol, 925-862-2026

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