Sandbags are available at Elk River City Hall
The city of Elk River has sandbags available for residents concerned about potential flooding this spring.
Each Elk River household or business may pick up 100 sandbags at no cost at Elk River City Hall, 13065 Orono Parkway, during business hours. Additional bundles of 50 bags can be purchased at City Hall for $11.
Photo identification displaying an Elk River address is required to pick up sandbags. Business representatives must bring written proof of address such as a utility bill.
To purchase more than 500 sandbags or for after-hours pickup, call 763-635-1100.
Residents are responsible for filling and placing sandbags. A limited quantity of sand is available to Elk River residents and businesses at the Elk River Public Works Facility, 19000 Proctor Rd. Sand is located near the compost facility and intended for filling sandbags on-site.
In addition, City Hall has a list of sand suppliers.
For more information, go to www.ci.elk-river/mn.us/fire.