EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – With the Monsoon Season underway, officials with El Paso Water announced the schedule for sandbag distribution on Monday.

The seasonal satellite Sandbag distribution sites will open July 5 – September 30. 

The Stormwater Operations Center, located at 4801 Fred Wilson Ave., will remain open throughout the year. Customers can get sandbags for flood control Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

El Paso Water encourages residential customers who live in areas prone to flooding to have sandbags on hand before most heavy rain begins.

Sandbags are free to residential customers for flood-control purposes only. The limit is 10 sandbags per visit. You will need to show a Texas ID or an El Paso Water bill to get sandbagsPersons who cannot lift heavy items should be accompanied by someone who can assist with loading and unloading the bags.

Sandbag Distribution Sites

Central-Northeast

Stormwater Operations Center
4801 Fred Wilson Ave. (map) 
El Paso, TX 79904

Mon – Fri
Sat – Sun
           

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed
             
WestArtcraft Booster Station
7830 Paseo Del Norte (map)
El Paso, TX 79912

Mon – Sun
           


Closed
          

East/Mission ValleyBlackie Chesher Park
9292 Escobar Drive (map)
El Paso, TX 79907
Mon – Sun
           
Closed
           

 For local and breaking news, sports, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE KTSM 9 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store