The Hectorcampbell NDA meets the second Monday of every month at 6:30pm in the Community Room of the Public Safety Building: 3200 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie, OR

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Sandbag Information

The City of Milwaukie provides a sandbag site for Milwaukie citizens and businesses during the flood season. This site is a self-serve site located at the City’s Public Works Facility at 6101 SE Johnson Creek Blvd, Milwaukie, OR. Bring a shovel.

If you need sandbags or you are having flooding issues due to heavy rains, contact (503) 786-7600 Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. All other times, weekends and Holidays, contact (503) 786-7500. Residents need to check in at the Johnson Creek Facility's front office for sand bags.

Clackamas County Fire District #1 also has sand and bags available at Station 4, 6600 SE Lake Road, Milwaukie, OR. For information contact (503) 742-2600.
  • Sandbag Safety Tips
    Use proper lifting techniques to avoid injury and fatigue. Lift with your legs and bend at the knees to save your back.
  • Sandbags are treated to prevent deterioration when stored. Use work gloves and avoid contact with your eyes or mouth.
  • Stay in eye contact with heavy equipment operators and keep alert for truck backup alarms.
  • Floodwaters can be polluted. Use rubber gloves and appropriate clothing if contact with water is unavoidable.

  • Wear adequate clothing in layers and watertight boots. Reflective material on outer clothing is essential for night work.

For more information on locations of sand and sandbags please click HERE. During localized flooding events, contact the specific jurisdiction to ensure availability. Sand bags are for residential use only. All sites are self-service… Bring your shovel!

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