Sandbag Information

Mailing Address:
9521 Tilley Rd. SW
Olympia, WA 98512

Phone: (360) 867-2800
Fax: (360) 867-2811

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Updated:  November 17, 2015 08:49 AM


Thurston County Sandbag Priorities
Includes guidance for placing sandbags, information about sandbagging in groundwater flooding areas, and steps to take before a flood.

Guide to Estimating the Quantity of Sandbags Needed
Instructional flyer on estimating and placing sandbags, distributed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Release of Liability  Please fill out this release of liability form and submit it to Thurston County Emergency Management at 9521 Tilley Rd SW, Olympia WA 98512 before picking up sandbags.

Sand and Sandbag Locations (Updated 11/14/15)
*Not all locations have filled bags - bring a shovel to locations with empty bags and bulk sand and be prepared to load the bags.

  • Fire Station 1-2, 10828 Littlerock Rd. Rochester (filled bags)

  • Fire Station 1-3, 18346 Albany St., Rochester (filled bags)

  • Fire Station 1-4, 2631 114th Way - Scott Lake Community Center (filled bags)

  • Fire Station 91, 125 Delphi Rd NW (filled bags, empty bags & bulk sand)

  • Fire Station 93, 2815 Summit Lake Shore Rd NW (filled bags, empty bags & bulk sand)

  • Fire Station 95, 5911 Black Lake Blvd SW (filled bags, empty bags & bulk sand)

  • Fire Station 12-1, 187 Hodgden St. SE, Tenino (empty bags and bulk sand)

  • Fire Station 12-2, 17134 Old Hwy 99 SE, Tenino (empty bags and bulk sand)

  • Fire Station 13-1, 3707 Steamboat Loop NW (filled bags)

  • Fire Station 13-2, 8113 Steamboat Island Rd NW (filled bags)

  • Fire Station 17-1, 16306 Bald Hills Rd SE, Yelm (filled bags, empty bags and bulk sand)

  • Fire Station 17-2, 17701 Lawrence Lake Rd SE, Yelm (filled bags & bulk sand)

  • City of Tumwater Fire Dept., 7007 Capitol Blvd. SW - behind blue building (filled bags)

  • Town of Bucoda, 605 Main St. (empty bags and bulk sand)

  • City of Olympia Public Works - Contact Marcus Goodman at 570-5828 or

  • Thurston County Emergency Management, 9521 Tilley Rd. SW, Olympia
    Filled bags are available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    Please call 360-867-2800 prior to pickup.