Sandbags can be utilized to help to reduce or eliminate water damage by redirecting storm water and debris flows away from homes and other structures, provided the sandbags are properly filled and maintained. Sandbags usually last for only one year.
If sandbags are needed to protect your house from flooding, City of Haines City and Polk County residents may pick them up during business hours at the following location(s):
- Public Works Department – 300 N. 5th Street, Haines City, Florida 33844. (Self-service. Bags provided, bring shovel)
- Other Polk County Locations
Download the Sandbag Information flyer to learn more about filling and placing sandbags as well where to find sand and bags.