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Town of Indian Shores

Posted on: August 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Pinellas County to open sandbag distribution locations Monday

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News Release

For Immediate Release

Aug. 27, 2023

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(727) 580-1525



Pinellas County to open sandbag distribution locations Monday

Latest storm/incident developments

  • Pinellas County will open sandbag distribution sites for unincorporated residents Monday in preparation for a possible hurricane.
  • Those who are not unincorporated Pinellas residents are advised to check with their municipalities for sandbag distribution locations. 
  • John Chesnut Sr. Park and Walsingham Park will be closed Monday with the exception of sandbag operations.

Pinellas County response/action


  • Sandbags available while supplies last on Monday, Aug. 28, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sandbags limited to 10 per vehicle.
  • Residents will be required to show identification for proof of residency.
  • Sand, bags and shovels will be provided. Residents will fill up their own bags. 
  • Sandbags are only recommended for residents who may experience minor flooding from rainfall. They will not protect against storm surge.


Sandbag locations

  • John Chesnut Sr. Park: 2200 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor
  • Walsingham Park: 12615 102nd Ave, Seminole


Advice & Information for Residents


Communications Department
 333 Chestnut Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756
 (727) 464-4600

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