The City of Laguna Beach is offering free pre-filled Sandbags starting on Wednesday January 16 2019.
The City of Laguna Beach is offering pre-filled sandbags at no cost to Laguna Beach residents and business owners who may need them to secure their property from the projected storm this week.
The City of Laguna Beach is expected to be impacted by a storm Wednesday night January 16 2019
through Thursday January 17 2019.
The City expects that the Storm will bring intermittent periods of heavy rain and potential localized flooding.
The most significant part of the storm is predicted late Wednesday evening and continuing through Thursday morning.
Out of an abundance of caution, downtown and Canyon residents and business owners are encouraged to put your flood gates into place Wednesday night while your business is closed as a precautionary measure to protect your property and inventory.
These sandbags are not for private contractors or commercial purposes.
Sandbags can be picked up at either of the two following locations:
ACT V Parking Lot – 1900 Laguna Canyon Road
Aliso Beach Inland Parking Lot – 31118 Coast Highway
The City of Laguna Beach offers free unfilled sandbags at the four Laguna Beach Fire Stations.
Fire Station 1
501 Forest Avenue
Fire Station 2
285 Agate Street
Fire Station 3
2900 Alta Laguna Blvd.
Fire Station 4
31646 2nd Avenue
The unfilled sandbags cannot be filled with sand from Laguna’s beaches or playgrounds.
For locations where sand can be purchased please link to The City of Laguna Beach.
Laguna Beach Flood Prevention Efforts
Cleaning and Inspecting the Laguna Canyon Channel
Maintaining Public Terrace Drains and Manholes
Conducting Community Information Outreach (workshops and mailers to property and business owners)
Clear out rain gutters and pick up litter and loose objects on your property.
Anything loose can be washed away.
Sand bag flood prone areas.
Check your own yard drains to make sure they are not clogged.
While not required, flood insurance is recommended for flood prone properties.
Please visit The City of Laguna Beach for further information about Emergency Preparedness and for video footage from past Laguna Beach disasters.
Go to AlertOC.comto register your cell phone numbers, text numbers, and email addresses into the mass notification system.
It is recommended that you register your work and home addresses separately to ensure you receive proper notifications for each location.
AlertOC is a critical link for residents and businesses to immediately learn of any required actions.