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Posted at 1:37 PM ET, 08/17/2010

DPW offers sandbags to D.C. residents

By Washington Post editors

The District's Department of Public Works is providing sandbags to D.C. residents Tuesday in advance of thunderstorms that could cause flooding.

Residents may pick up sandbags -- up to four per household -- at DPW's New Jersey Avenue and K Street, SE site, between noon and midnight. The entrance is on New Jersey at I Street, SE).

The sandbags weigh between 40 - 50 lbs, and residents will need to load them into their vehicles.

Rain is predicted to start late tonight and continue throughout Wednesday.

By Washington Post editors  | August 17, 2010; 1:37 PM ET
Categories:  DC  
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wouldn't it make more sense to just let DC get flushed?

Posted by: jiji1 | August 17, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

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