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Sandbags available in Assumption Parish

4 years ago May 09, 2011 May 9, 2011 Monday, May 09 2011 Monday, May 09, 2011 9:34:28 AM CDT in News
Source: Assumption Parish OHSP
By: Russell Jones

NAPOLEONVILLE - Emergency officials in Assumption Parish are staging sandbags in several areas for residents that need them.

Assumption Parish Planning Officials said they're anticipating an increase of two-and-a-half inches of water in the parish, and are continuing to get information around how flood levels in the Mississippi will affect the parish.

They recommend everyone in the parish take necessary precautions and preparations, especially people living in low-lying areas.

To find out the closest location to get sandbags, contact the Assumption Parish Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness at (985) 369-7386.

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