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Free sandbags available for flood protection; public reminded to report flooded streets


S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 19, 2017)
With heavy rain forecast over the next few days, the City of Surprise Public Works Department reminds residents living in flood-prone areas that free sand and bags are available at several city locations.

The sand and bags are available at the following locations (view online map | PDF map):

3 Star Park, 15825 N. Jerry Street (south side parking area off of Jerry Street)
Bell Road Lake (south side), 15105 W. Bell Road
South Plant (north gate), 11401 N. 136th Avenue
Water well site, 16849 W. Jomax Road
Westgate city facility, 13430 W. Westgate Drive
Ashton Ranch Water Supply Facility,15151 W. Greenway Road
Old City Hall recycle bin site,12425 W. Bell Road
Fire Station 302 recycle bin site,18600 Reems Road
DreamCatcher Park recycle bin site, 14534 W. Tierra Buena
Next to Villanueva Center, 15616 N. Hollyhock Street

NOTE: Residents are asked to bring their own shovel to fill the bags. Anyone needing assistance should call Public Works at 623.222.6000.

Designated Public Works crews are on call 24 hours a day during any potential heavy rain events. Crews will be checking for and removing any downed trees and debris, clearing clogged storm drains and closing roads in flooded areas as needed.

To report storm damage in the public right-of-way or a flooded street, please call 623.222.6000. If reporting after hours or on holidays, please call the Surprise Police Department Non-Emergency Line at 623.222.4000