Sandbags available to residents


As the rain drops come pouring down today, the city of Pleasanton is reminding residents that it offers free sandbags to those concerned about flooding.

Residents can pick up sandbags at the City of Pleasanton Service Center, located at 3333 Busch Road. They can be picked up at any time, and are located in the parking lot under a brown tarp.

Pleasanton Operations Services Director Daniel Smith says that city crews prepare in advance of the rainy season to clear culverts and drains, and residents are encouraged to clear leaves from neighborhood drains as a part of this effort. Pleasanton residents who see flooded areas should call the Operations Services Department between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at 931-5500. Flooding should be reported to the Pleasanton Police Department between 3:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. at 931-5100.

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