Sandbags

The New Orleans Advocate
Chris Miller
July 13, 2019 - 1:24 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city did not distribute sandbags to the public for ahead of Tropical Storm Barry because it ties up fire department resources, and because sand often ends up in the drainage system. "That works against us," Cantrell said Friday when asked about the...
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New Orleans and Jefferson Parish do not offer sandbags. Other parishes do, but require proof of residency. Here is the list... ST. CHARLES PARISH: East Bank Bridge Park West Bank Bridge Park Montz Recreation Park Bayou Gauche Road at the foot of the bridge by the entrance to the island ST. TAMMANY...
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Chris Miller
February 19, 2019 - 9:13 am
The city of New Orleans will take steps this Carnival to try and keep beads and other parade throws from clogging up storm drains. Not every throw ends up in someone's parade bag, and a lot of beds, cups, toys, and the plastic bags they come in end up going down the drain. Ramsey Green, the deputy...
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Chris Miller
October 06, 2017 - 1:53 pm
Terrebonne Parish officials are still deciding whether to issue a mandatory evacuation for areas outside the levee system or low-lying areas, as they monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Nate. Officials says that decision will be made by this afternoon. Terrebonne Public Works is distributing...
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October 06, 2017 - 11:07 am
New Orleans Sandbags will be available at the following New Orleans Fire Department stations 24 hours a day, starting Friday, Oct. 6: - 987 Robert E. Lee Blvd. - 2000 Martin Luther King Blvd. - 4115 Woodland Ave. - 2118 Elysian Fields Ave. - 5403 Read Road Jefferson Parish No sandbags provided by...
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Chris Miller
October 05, 2017 - 1:01 pm
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister announced today that the local government will hand out sandbags starting tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. Sandbags will be available at the following locations, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. tomorrow, October 6 and Saturday, October 7: St. Tammany Parish Government- Building...
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June 20, 2017 - 12:44 pm
The following parishes have made sandbags available: St. Charles Parish Sandbagging locations: East Bank Bridge Park, 13244 River Road Destrehan, LA 70047 West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road Luling, LA 70070 Bayou Gauche, LA 306 at Badeaux Lane East St. James Parish Sandbagging locations: (...
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