County Providing Sand as Flooding Risk Increases

Boise County -- Flooding is a topic of concern as warmer weather approaches and there is still heavy snowpack in many regions of Boise county. Preparations are being made with the Boise County Emergency Management to have sand available for residents who may face flooding risks. The county is trying to make it easy for residents who have drainage problems to prepare for potential snow melt as warmer temperatures arrive in the coming months.

Sand has been delivered to four locations around the county; the transfer stations in Garden Valley, Horseshoe Bend and Idaho City, and the Open Door Store in Lowman. The sand at the transfer stations is only available during the time they are open. Planning ahead is important.

Proper sandbags are available, but limited, in each of those communiti...

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