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Department of Public Works handing out sandbags

Posted at 5:29 AM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-29 05:29:39-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- While the rain has stopped, parts of Indianapolis are just beginning to dry out. 

The rain may be done for now, but there are still high water concerns in several parts of the city. 

Tuesday, the Department of Public Works is handing out free sandbags in case of more flooding. 

Starting at 7:00 a.m. people can stop by the department's garage in the 1700 block of South West Street and grab what they need. 

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There is a 15 bag limit. 

They will be handing out the sandbags until 3:00 p.m. 

Some of the sandbags were already delivered to several neighborhoods around the city, including Ravenswood, an area located along the banks of the White River notorious for flooding issues. 


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