Encinitas’ Public Works Department to hold two sandbag giveaways


The City of Encinitas’ Public Works Department will host two sandbag giveaway events on Jan. 15, 2016 and March 11, 2016, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Public Works facility at 160 Calle Magdalena, Encinitas, CA. 92024. Fifteen-hundred sandbags will be available per event to Encinitas residents (no contractors) on a first come, first serve basis.

Residents must provide photo identification and show proof of residency. A water bill or electric bill is acceptable, which shows the customers address. Please check-in at the front counter.

Ten sandbags will be given for each address/property (while supply lasts). Residents must self-load and transport the sandbags. The City does not provide this service.

Sandbags will no longer be offered daily at the Public Works facility.

Sandbags may be purchased at local vendors. Please call vendors directly for the latest information on availability and pricing. The following is an example of some vendors who may offer sandbags for purchase:

•Home Depot (760) 943-9600

1001 N. El Camino Real

•Crown Ace Hardware (760) 334-0300

745 S. Coast Hwy 101

•RCP Block & Brick (760) 753-1164

577 N Vulcan Ave