City's Free Sandbag Distribution System Available Saturday in District 3

Media Advisory

  When: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 18

 Where: Del Mar College – West Campus

              4100 Santa Elena Street off Airport Road

  What:  New sandbag distribution system available to public

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – On select Saturdays in August and September, the City's new sandbag distribution system will be available for the public in each of the five districts. The next location will be Saturday, August 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Del Mar College – West Campus, 4100 block Santa Elena Street off Airport Road.

Del Mar Sandbag Saturday Map


The automated sand filling machine is a free service for residents and makes filling sandbags quick and easy. Citizens will be allowed to fill and take home six sandbags per vehicle which can weigh up to 50 pounds each. It is recommended residents bring someone along to help load the bags. Citizens are also advised to bring gloves to handle the sandbags.

For more information and the latest Saturday locations, visit

Media representatives can contact Solid Waste Services Program Outreach Coordinator Celina Pulcher at (361) 826-1655 or by email at