​To help you prepare for a possible flooding event, the City of Salem will open sandbag filling stations around town.  When flooding is possible or predicted, a list of the open stations can be found here on the map.

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Correct use of sandbags

Correctly filling and placing sandbags during a flooding event can help keep flood water and debris away.  The Sandbag Filling and Placing Techniques document expains the proper use of sandbags and some safety tips.

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