Yonkers Department of Public Works to Provide Sand Bags for Residents in Low Lying Areas in Preparation for Flash Flooding

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Sand Bags Available at Yonkers Organic Waste Yard Today Until 8PM and Tomorrow, Tuesday, from 7AM – 7PM

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Creating a protective border comprised of sandbags when under the threat of flooding.

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano emblem

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano emblem

YONKERS, NY — June 1, 2015 — In anticipation of additional flash flooding expected tonight through Tuesday, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced that the City’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will provide sand bags for Yonkers residents. Residents can pick up sand bags until 8PM tonight and tomorrow, from 7AM-7PM at the Yonkers Organic Waste Yard at located at 610 Nepperhan Avenue.

“Due to tcomprised he storms we have been experiencing that will continue through tomorrow night, I have asked our DPW to make sand and sand bags available to residents,” said Mayor Spano. “I encourage residents to take advantage of this service and take the necessary precautionary steps in protecting their homes and property.”

Residents with questions or concerns about flood mitigation should contact the Mayor’s Help Line at (914) 377-HELP (4357).

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