Let's review -

How to properly fill move and deploy a sandbag video which can weigh up to 70 lb each.

Sandbags typically are only available from our local government during times when the weather service has officially declared a severe weather warning and rainfall amounts predicate conditions for potential flooding.

No one delivers. (There’s a capital idea for the entrepreneurial minded.) Bring a water bill or something with your name and address on it.

The locations are not usually staffed or there may attendants.  You need to count on bringing your own shovel/friends truck, trailer etc., to help load the bags. Small amounts can easily be moved via automobile in most cases.

CALCASIEU PARISH makes sand and bags available to parish residents 24/7 – only at the threat of severe weather warnings.

East Ward 1 Barn - 461 Parish Road, Moss Bluff

Ward 2 Barn – 7085 La. 14 East, Hayes

East Ward 3 Old Barn - 2320 Smith Road, Lake Charles

East Ward 3 Public Works facility – James Sudduth Parkway, behind 5500 B Swift Plant Road, Lake Charles

West Ward 4 Public Works facility - 2915 Post Oak Road, Sulphur

Ward 6 Barn – 1275Plum St., DeQuincy

Ward 8 Barn – 1726 Parish Barn Road, Iowa

ALLEN PARISH – Allen Parish may or may not have a crew of trustees working the parish barns to help you load bags. Be prepared to load on your own.

Oakdale - Parish Barn, 518 HWY 1152

Oberlin - Parish Barn, 1217 Cotton-gin Road

Kinder - Parish Barn, 203 S. 10th Street

BEAUREGARD PARISH - Residents must bring their own shovel.

Sand is at the Maintenance yard, near the airport at 1203 3rd Avenue, DeRidder.


Johnson Bayou Barn - 881 Smith Ridge Road, Cameron, La. 70631

Hackberry Barn - 105 Parish Rd., Hackberry, La. 70645

Grand Lake barn (Eighty Acres Road) - 10090 Gulf Hwy., Lake Charles, La. 70607

Grand Chenier Barn - 205 Recreation Lane, Grand Chenier, La. 70643

Muria Fire Station - 125 Muria Rd., Creole, La. 70632

Klondike Barn - 432 Veterans Memorial, Gueydan, La. 70542

Cameron Barn - 153 Leblanc Rd., Creole, La. 70632


Jennings Police Jury Road Yard on Airport Road

Lake Arthur Community Center

Woodlawn Fire Station

Welsh Police Jury Yard across from Welsh Community Center

Hathaway Fire Station on Hwy 102

Fenton Police Jury Yard on Estes Road

Lacassine Fire Station on Ann Street

Orange, County Texas Sandbag Policy and Distribution

Residents can possibly expect to receive prefilled bags when available, but always go prepared to fill and load your own bags.  Basic hours of operation are 7 AM until 3:30 PM with extended hours based on need. As always you must provide transportation of your bags.

At the discretion of the Orange County Engineer sandbags will be made available during high rainfall or flooding periods. There is a limit of 50 pre-filled sandbags per person subject to availability – and unfilled sandbags are unlimited per person. Bags will need to be filled on site, no empty bags can be taken from the site.

That’s all from the pdf on their website – why would anyone want to take empty sandbags?  Might as well put down paper towels against the water.

Locations in Orange County

Precinct No. 1 10375 N. Hwy 87, Orange, Texas

Precinct No. 2 2600 Lawrence Road, Orange, Texas

Precinct No. 3 2505 W. Round Bunch FM 1442 Bridge City, Texas

Precinct No. 4 345 Claiborne St. Vidor, Texas

Jefferson County Texas

Pct 1 Barn - 20205 Hwy 90, China

Pct 2 Barn - 7759 Viterbo Rd, Nederland

Pct 3 Barn - Hwy 124, Hamshire

Pct 4 Barn - 7780 Boyt Rd, Beaumont

Hardin County

Pct 1 Road and Bridge - 1290 Hwy 327 West, Silsbee

Pct 2 Road and Bridge - 1315 N Pine, Kountze

Pct 3 Road and Bridge - 13745 FM 787, Saratoga

Pct 4 Road and Bridge - 100 Southland, Lumberton

Hardin County ESD 2 Fire Station - 8890 Keith Rd., Lumberton

Hardin County ESD 5 Fire Station - 333 Commercial Dr., Sour Lake

Hardin County ESD 6 Fire Station - 490 Payne Rd., Silsbee

Jasper County

Pct 1 - 63 West at County Road 80, turn on 80 3rd address on left

Pct 2 - unconfirmed

Pct 3 Barn - Kirbyville Air Port, FM 82 at County Road 411

Pct 4 Barn- 15205 Hwy 1004 West, Buna

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