The City of Turlock provides several proactive methods of dealing with storm related problems such as flooding, water storage and contingency planning.
Storm related issues can range from mere inconvenience, while others pose serious threats to safety or property. If flooding occurs on City streets, you may clean debris from the grating but please DO NOT remove storm grates or manhole covers, as doing so will create safety and security problems.
If you have a storm related problem, you can contact Municipal Services at 668-5590. To report problems after normal business hours or on holidays, please call Police Services at 668-1200.
As a service to citizens, the City of Turlock operates a sandbag pickup operation. Turlock residents can pick-up sandbags for use during storm events to prevent damage and flooding on their property, however the City of Turlock does not deliver sandbags to customer’s homes. There is no charge for the sandbags, but disposal becomes the responsibility of the citizen.
Sandbags can be picked up at 901 S. Walnut Rd., Turlock. Pick-up is available between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours may be extended and additional sand bag pickup locations may be added if demand is high.
Additional sandbags can be picked up from Stanislaus County Public Works located at 1716 Morgan Road in Modesto on weekends. For more information regarding the County’s sandbag services call (209) 525-4130.
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WATER CONSERVATION TIP #80
Although recent rains and snow have brought much needed resources to California, it is important to remember that we are still in a drought. Water conservation efforts should continue and are necessary in helping to ensure future water supplies.