BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – In anticipation of the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Nicole, free sandbags will be available to residents beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Sites are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8:
Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Dr., Melbourne, FL 32935. Enter using south access from Parkway Dr.
Brevard County Jail, 860 Camp Rd., Cocoa, FL 32927. Distribution will be across the street from the jail.
Sand is being provided by Brevard County Public Works and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office will have supervised inmate work crews filling and loading sandbags for residents.
Residents do not need to bring sandbags, bags are provided and filled by on-site personnel.
Sandbags are free and there is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle.
As a reminder, sandbags can be purchased at home improvement stores and filled with dirt from your property.
Do not fill sandbags with sand from the beach.