The City’s Street and Parks Departments will begin a sandbagging operation to fortify parts of the River Des Peres levies between Morgan Ford and Alabama. With an estimated 20,000 sandbags needed, the City is asking for volunteers who are willing and able to help their neighbors to come fill sandbags. Interested volunteers should wear boots and gloves and report to the River Des Peres Park parking lot adjacent to Fultz Baseball Field (just east of Gravois Rd.) beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2015.
Location : Parking lots just east of Gravois Road adjacent to Fultz Base Ball Field
The City Parks Dept. will be placing directional arrow signage at Morganford & Gravois and at 2 parking lots, (one parking lot as the sandbagging station and the other parking lot as sandbagging parking volunteer parking.
Volunteers are needed all day.
Residents should always call 911 for emergencies but are encouraged to use 211 for non-emergencies. Report City service needs, such as street light and signal outages, downed trees, or flooded roads, to the Citizens’ Service Bureau at 314-622-4800.