The Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management is offering another round of free sandbags today to residents affected by potential flooding, starting at 5 PM. The sandbags are free while supplies last, and will be handed out at the Verizon Wireless building on Garden of the Gods Road. According to a press release from the city, volunteers will be on hand to help residents fill them and load them into vehicles. The city is encouraging residents to speak with a consultants to help manage mitigation on private properties. For more information and a link to possible consultants, click here.

 

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