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Sandbags available in Acadiana amid heavy rain, flooding

Sandbags in Vermilion Parish
Posted at 10:08 PM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-14 16:22:45-04

Some areas of Acadiana are making sandbags available to residents as heavy rains continue to move through the area.

The list below will be updated as we receive new information.

Iberia Parish

Due to the potential chance of heavy rain during the next couple of days, Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard announced that sand and sand bags are available at the following locations:

• B.O.M Fire Station
• Grand Marais Fire Station
• Coteau Fire Station
• Delcambre Fire Department
• Loreauville Fire Department
• Lydia Fire Station
• Jeanerette Fire Department
Shovels will not be provided and residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Iberia Parish Public Works Department at (337) 364-8474.

Lafayette Parish

LCG has several sandbag locations open across the parish:

  • LAFAYETTE CITY AND PARISH SANDBAG LOCATIONS
    • North District site at 400 N Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)
    • Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

    (Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower)Bags Per Household

    • Please limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door.
    • Maximum of 20 sandbags per household.

    MUNICIPALITY SANDBAG LOCATIONSBroussard

    • City Hall, 310 E. Main Street (behind City Hall)
    • Deer Meadow Subdivision (corner of Deer Meadow Boulevard and Myette Point Street)
    • Broadview Drive (by Broussard Community Center)

    (Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower. Sandbag stations are open until the threat of heavy rain has passed.)Carencro

    • Community Center, 5115 N. University Avenue (behind the Community Center)

    (Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.)Duson

    • Duson Park at South A Street

    (Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.)Scott

    • Will monitor and make them available if situation worsens.

    Youngsville

    • Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville

    (Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.)

St. Landry Parish

Sandbags are available at the Yambilee Building at 1939 West Landry (US 190) in Opelousas.

St. Martin Parish

Self-service sandbags are available at Stephensville Park for lower St. Martin Parish. Public works personnel will be on-site Wednesday morning. Parish officials don't expect that sand will be needed at any location in upper St. Martin Parish.

Another round of heavy rain is expected on Wednesday. Find the latest weather information and updates at katc.com/weather.

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