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Posted on: August 25, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Sand and Bags Available for Brownsville Residents

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City of Brownsville       



The City of Brownsville encourages residents to prepare for Tropical Depression Harvey now.

In preparation for rainfall, the City of Brownsville is offering free sand and bags for residents from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at the following locations: (1) Brownsville Public Library System – Main Library Branch, 2600 Central Boulevard and (2) Les Mauldin Road and Emery Watts Street (near the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport).

Residents are limited to six bags and are required to fill their own bags. In addition, residents are encouraged to bring a shovel.

Residents must present an official Driver License/ID and a Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) Account of Charges prior to obtaining sand and bags.


Thursday, August 24, 2017
7 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Location #1
Brownsville Public Library System – Main Library Branch
2600 Central Boulevard

Directions: Residents should enter through Main Library Branch from Central Boulevard and exit through Veterans Park. 

Location #2
Corner of Les Mauldin Road & Emery Watts Street
(Near Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport)

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