Sand and bags available at city yards
The City of Ottawa will have sand and bags available this weekend at city yards, including those on Rideau Valley and Roger Stevens drives. Here is the full list of city yards and the opening hours:
- 29 Hurdman Rd. (24 hours, seven days a week).
- 1683 Woodward Dr. (24 hours, seven days a week).
- 4244 Rideau Valley Dr. (Sunday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., & Mon to Fri 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
- 2145 Roger Stevens Dr. (Sun: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon to Fri during working hours).
- 2941 March Rd. (Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
- 4127 John Shaw Rd. (Monday to Friday 7a.m. to 3 p.m.).
- Jamieson Street in Britannia Area.
If you feel you are in danger of flooding and need help sandbagging and/or picking up sand, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to help. Also remember to collect anything that could get carried away by the water (patio furniture, BBQs, etc.).
View a map of the affected areas.