City of Pharr to Distribute Sandbags at Two Locations Ahead of Rainy Weekend
Pharr, Texas – Ahead of forecasted heavy rains, the City of Pharr is making sandbags available to all residents and businesses.
Sandbag distribution will begin TODAY, May 12, 2023, from 1 pm to 8 pm at two locations.
- Pharr EMS Headquarters (3000 N Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX 78577)
- Jones Box Park (1201 W. Rosa Lane, Pharr, TX 78577)
These sites will be fully self-service. Shovels and bags will be provided to residents. Residents will receive 6 bags; businesses will get 12 bags. Both will need to show proof of Pharr residency.
A second distribution will take place Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 9 am to 5 pm at the same two locations. This distribution event will also be self-service.
Additionally, residents may receive alerts to their phone via CodeRed Emergency Alerts. Residents can text “PHARRALERTS” to 99411 to receive information about road closures, weather alerts, water line disruptions and more.
Please contact Michael Martinez at (956) 272-9803 for more information.
All media and the public are invited to attend.
WHAT: City of Pharr Sandbag Distribution
WHEN: TODAY, May 12, 2023, from 1 pm to 8 pm
WHERE: (1) Pharr EMS Headquarters (3000 N Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX 78577)
(2) Jones Box Park (1201 W. Rosa Lane, Pharr, TX 78577)