Sandbag Distribution Scheduled for Charles County Residents

September 30, 2015

12068637_965671900157812_6785888396152462647_oDue to the National Weather Service forecast, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services is providing sandbags to county residents who need them to protect property.

Sandbags and sand will be available on Thursday, Oct. 1 from noon to 8 p.m.  Residents are responsible for picking up empty sandbags at the Department of Emergency Services building (10425 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station Road in La Plata) located on the front porch under the awning, transporting the bags to Laurel Springs Park, and filling the bags with sand.  Sand will be available in the first parking lot at Laurel Springs Park (5940 Radio Station Rd, La Plata).

There is a limit of 10 bags per person. Residents should bring a shovel to fill the bags. No shovels or other tools will be provided.