UPDATE: All three El Paso Water distribution stations will have expanded hours this weekend from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20-21.

In Las Cruces, sandbags can be picked up at most fire stations. The fire station at the Las Cruces airport does not stock sandbags.

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – With rainstorms and possible flooding in the forecast, El Paso residents are urged to pick up some sandbags.

El Paso Water has three locations where you can pick up sandbags. Sandbags are free and there is a limit of 10 bags per visit. You will need to show a Texas ID or an El Paso Water bill.


Central/Northeast Stormwater Operations Center
 4801 Fred Wilson Ave. 79906 (map)
Mon – Fri
 Sat – Sun
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
East/Mission ValleyBlackie Chesher Park
 9292 Escobar Dr. (map)
Mon – Sun2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
WestArtcraft Booster Station
7830 Paseo Del Norte Blvd. (map)
Mon – Sun 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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