09/19/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/19/2020 18:36
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - In just two hours today, nearly 7,000 free sandbags were distributed to citizens to protect property in preparation for Tropical Storm Beta.
Residents could choose from two pick-up locations including the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station and Bill Witt Park. Residents received 10 sandbags per vehicle.
As part of the city's storm preparation, Public Works crews filled thousands of sandbags for free distribution. Some of the sandbags were kept in storage, left over from Tropical Storm Marco after it moved away from the city. For the latest information on Tropical Storm Beta, visit www.cctexas.com/beta. Residents can also get updates on city social channels, Facebook @city gov and Twitter cityofcc.