Sandbags available in Vancouver

Vancouver residents are being advised to prepare for a series of storms forecasted for the next several days. For residents and businesses concerned about their buildings flooding, there are two self-serve sandbag sites:

·         4915 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., in front of the fence near the sign at the former Golden Skate site.

·         912 NE 192nd Ave., near the driveway access at Vancouver Public Works’ East Operations site.

Sand and empty bags are provided; bring shovels to fill the bags and be prepared to transport the sandbags.

To report traffic signal outages, or to report trees blocking city streets or rights-of-way, call the Public Works Operations Center at 360-487-8177.

 For downed power lines, keep back and report to Clark Public Utilities at 360-992-8000 or 360-992-3000.

Posted on October 12, 2016 .