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The links may also provide information, sources and services that can assist the public.
DISASTER SERVICES BASIC SAND BAG INFORMATION
FEMA FLOOD FIGHT OPERATIONS INFO
MATERIALS REQUIRED PER 100′ SANDBAG FLOOD CONTROL
|HEIGHT REQUIRED||SANDBAGS REQUIRED||TONS OF SAND REQUIRED*||Cu Yd SAND REQUIRED|
*wet sand weight. Figures are rounded.
Recommended ½ full bags. Average bag 14×25 inches. Should weigh about 40lbs.
Bags should be alternately stacked , like brickwork, to seal effectively.
Use 3 to 1 Base/Height Ratio.
(9 Foot Base/3 Foot Height)
THIS INFORMATION IS FOR REFERENCING WHEN PLANNING AHEAD FOR FLOOD CONTROL. KEEP IN MIND THAT SANDBAGGING IS EXTREMELY LABOR INTENSIVE, AND BAG SHORTAGE CAN EXIST.
LOCAL & REGIONAL RESOURCES FOR FLOOD RELATED ACTIVITIES
Please contact Land Use & Building Services for further information including the process and procedure of an Emergency Stream Alteration Application.
LOCAL SANDBAG / CLEAN-UP SERVICES ** MAY NOT BLOCK CHANNEL or FLOODPLAIN**
All-Seasons Landscaping: 788-3352 – Offering complete service: sacks, sand, placement and clean-up.
Big Wood Landscape: 726-4667 – Offering complete service: sacks, sand, placement and clean-up.
Clearwater Landscaping: 788-5486 – Offering complete service: sacks, sand, placement and clean-up.
Webb Landscaping: 726-4927 — Offering complete service: sacks, sand, placement and clean-up.
PipeCo: 725-7824 — 210 Lewis St. Ketchum — will have empty bags for purchase by the public.
Sun Valley Garden Center: 788-3533 – Offering complete service: sacks, sand, placement and clean-up.
Idaho Lumber (ACE) 788-3333 Sandbags, both pre-filled and empty.
Ranchers Supply, Picabo 788-3539 Sandbags, both pre-filled and empty.
Green’s Hardware 788-9359 Sandbags, both pre-filled and empty.
A C Houston Lumber Co. 726-5616 Sandbags, both pre-filled and empty
Franklin Building Supply 788-0094 Pre-filled sandbags
PUMP RENTAL or PURCHASE
Idaho Lumber: 788-3333 – Rental Pumps
Lutz Rentals: Bellevue-788-0768 / Ketchum-726-5421 – Rental Pumps
Rain for Rent: 438-5065 / Cell: 312-0699 / (800) 742-7246 – Large Rental Pumps
WATER BLADDERS/COFFERDAMS ** MAY NOT BLOCK CHANNEL or FLOODPLAIN**
Aqua Dam: 707-768-3439 or 800-682-9283(US only) www.aquadam.net
Water-Inflated Property Protection WIPP 800-245-0199 www.wippsystem.com
Muscle Wall: (801) 888-9208 www.MuscleWall.com
EXCAVATION CONTRACTORS **NOTE: ANY STREAM ALTERATION REQUIRES A PERMIT**
McStay, Bruce Excavation: 788-1344/309-1020
Anderson Asphalt Paving: 788-4728
McStay, Gary Construction:788-2697/720-0711
B&G Dirt Works: 788-3442
Myers Excavation: 788-3283
Bald Mountain Excavation: 788-4217
Parke Custom Equipment: 823-4575 Carey
Burks Excavation: 788-7639
Rick’s Excavation: 788-6231/309-0348
Erwin Excavation: 788-6346
Sluder Construction: 788-2771
Extreme Excavation: 309-2660/309-2661
Sweet’s Excavation: 788-0245/886-2297
Ferris Excavation: 720-2992
Trask Construction: 788-9719/720-3210
Glendale Construction: 788-3429
Joe’s Backhoe Service: 487-3191/309-1587
Katco Excavation: 788-4772
Walker Sand and Gravel 788-4525 Bulk sand for filling sandbags, etc.
DISCLAIMER: This list is intended as a service to the public in the event that high and/or flood waters are encountered by local residents. This list is not comprehensive nor does it imply any kind of endorsement by the County. For additional resources, consult the local phone book.
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