Sandbags available for residents ahead of Tropical Storm Hermine

Tampa residents fill sandbags.

(WFLA) — The following locations offer sandbags at all hours. They are self-serve.

Pinellas County


Residents in need of sand bags can obtain the sand for free at the following location(s):

  • City of Clearwater’s Public Works Complex, 1650 N. Arcturas Ave., off Hercules Avenue and Sherwood St.
  • A self-serve sand is located outside the fence on Arcturas Avenue so residents can fill their own bags 24 hours a day.

Homeowners are asked to bring their own bags and shovel. 

Tarpon Springs

The City of Tarpon Springs has provided sand and sand bags at three locations throughout the City for residents to utilize due to predicted heavy rains and possible flooding predicted this week. Materials are available at:

  • Dorsett Park, 500 E. Harrison Street
  • Splash Park, 508 E. Live Oak Street
  • Roosevelt Boulevard Roundabout at Dodecanese Avenue


Other counties provided sandbags before the hurricane. For more information, contact officials in your county. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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