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Free Sandbags Available at 15 Salem LocationsSalem-News.com
Prepare well and prevent problems if the water continues to rise.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Heavy rains and rising streams are predicted in the Salem area later this week. Public Works staff are monitoring conditions and are prepared to respond as needed.
Free sand and sandbags remain available at 15 locations:
Orchard Heights Park Orchard Heights Road NW
Public Works Operations 1410 20th Street SE
Lowe's 1930 Turner Road SE
Olinger Pool 765 14th Street NE
Go to www.cityofsalem.net and click on EMERGENCIES in the upper right corner. Sandbag locations are identified on the map and are also available on the Sandbags tab.
Here are other actions Salem residents can take:
Concerned about stream levels in your area? Go to www.cityofsalem.net and click on EMERGENCIES in the upper right corner and select the Stream and Rainfall Monitoring button to get real-time reporting on current streams and weather.
Ensure storm drains in your area are clear of leaves and other debris.
Report local flooding or other water, sewer, tree, and traffic issues to Public Works Dispatch at 503 588-6333.
The EMERGENCIES page also includes information on Salem road closures as well as links to Polk County and Marion County road closures, Willamette River level/projections, Salem weather, ODOT conditions, and Salem area traffic cameras.
Source: City of Salem Public Works
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