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Monsoon 2020: Where to get free sandbags in the Tucson area

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Posted at 9:46 AM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-25 15:08:46-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Are you prepared for the 2020 monsoon storms?

These thunderstorms can lead to flooding, making many locations around town particularly vulnerable.

To help with preventing property damage, free sandbags are available at these locations:



Beginning June 16, until mid-September, Tucsonans can take home a limit of 10 self-serve sandbags as part of Operation Splash.

  • Reid Park (700 S. Randolph Way) in the east parking lot of Hi Corbett Field

Oro Valley:

Starting June 15, through the duration of the 2020 monsoon, the Town of Oro Valley will provide free sandbags to residents who may need to protect areas of their homes.

  • Naranja Park (810 W. Naranja Drive) Follow the signs to the area known as the “Christmas tree recycling lot,” just north of the archery range.

More locations will be added to this list when they are announced