FLOODWATCH: Sandbags available for residents

Deidre Cruse

The Iberville Parish Council has made sandbags available to residents as flooding threatens the area.

Residents can pick up the sandbags at the Iberville Parish Maintenance Facility on Bayou Road (near the Parish Jail) and other facilities between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In Bayou Pigeon, residents can obtain sandbags at the fire stations and the former Rajun Cajun location.

Residents in Bayou Sorrrel can get bags at the fire station, while the White Castle Fire Station on La. 404 will also have sandbags, as well as the empty lot on Graham Street next to the police department.

In Maringouin, residents can get sandbags at the maintenance barn on Second Street. Other North Iberville locations are the Grosse Tete Maintenance Barn on Willow St., and the old depot at 15201 Depot St. in Rosedale.