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El Paso Water providing sandbags for flood control

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso Water is again providing sandbags at three locations amidst the forecast calling for the prospect of heavy rain and potential flooding in the Borderland.

There is a limit of 10 sandbags for flood control use per visit and residential customers will need to show a Texas ID or an El Paso Water bill to get sandbags.

The hours and locations for sandbag pickup are as follows...

Stormwater Operations Center 4801 Fred Wilson Ave.
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday – Sunday 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

East/Mission Valley:
Blackie Chesher Park 9292 Escobar Dr.
Monday – Saturday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artcraft Booster Station 7830 Paseo Del Norte Blvd.
Monday – Saturday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

El Paso Water officials said those who cannot lift heavy items should bring someone with them who can assist with loading and unloading the sandbags.

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