Free sandbags available in southern Arizona

Free sandbags available in southern Arizona
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucson and other locations in southern Arizona are making sandbags available to area residents in anticipation of possibly damaging floods from monsoon storms.

Limits, hours and availability vary from location to location, so always call ahead to make sure the location nearest you is available.

General details are below, but more information can be found by following the provided links:

TUCSON

  • Hi Corbett Field, east parking lot, 700 S. Randolph Way at Reid Park; 24 hours a day every day; limit 10 bags, bring your own shovel.
  • Tucson Rodeo Grounds, north parking lot, 4823 S. Sixth Avenue; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesdays; limit 10 bags.

MARANA - During monsoon, Town of Marana will be regularly handing out sandbags to Marana residents every Tuesday through the end of the rainy season beginning June 19. Friday, July 13 has been added to the distribution days, with hours from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • El Rio Open Space. 10050 N. Coachline Boulevard; 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; limit 10 pre-filled bags.
  • Marana Heritage River Park, 12280 N. Heritage Park Drive; 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; limit 10 pre-filled bags.

ORO VALLEY: Naranja Park, 810 W. Naranja Drive, just north of archery range; limit 10 bags per vehicle, bring your own shovel, but pre-filled bags are available to those who need assistance by calling contacting Constituent Services Coordinator Jessica Hynd at jhynd@orovalleyaz.gov or 520-229-4711.

COCHISE COUNTY: Multiple locations and hours (click HERE to see the list); bring your own shovel.

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