Sand and sandbags available to assist with flood defense


Winnebago County, Ill. – As local rivers rise and put homeowners at risk many local areas are offering sand and bags to keep the water out.

Here is a list of places being offered so far:

Former Machesney Park Mall — 8702 N. 2nd St., Machesney Park, IL (sandbagging operations are available at the southwest corner)

Roscoe Public Works — 5402 Swanson Road, Roscoe, IL

New Milford Fire Station — 2177 Will James Rd., New Milford, IL

Byron Public Works —

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