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Volunteers needed to fill sandbags to prepare for potential flooding

Published: Sunday, July 5 2015 3:22 p.m. MDT

In preparation for potential spring flooding, Salt Lake County is requesting volunteers to assist in filling sandbags at the Salt Lake County Public Works Administration Building on Saturday, April 20. (Mike Terry, Deseret News) In preparation for potential spring flooding, Salt Lake County is requesting volunteers to assist in filling sandbags at the Salt Lake County Public Works Administration Building on Saturday, April 20. (Mike Terry, Deseret News)

MIDVALE — In preparation for potential spring flooding, Salt Lake County is requesting volunteers to assist in filling sandbags at the Salt Lake County Public Works Administration Building on Saturday, April 20.

The goal is to fill 3,000 sandbags between 9 a.m. and noon at the facility, 604 W. 6960 South, just north of 7200 South.

Volunteers should bring gloves, shovels and a five-gallon bucket.

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