Forecasted Storms: Free Sandbags Starting Wednesday at Noon

October 11, 2016

Environment Canada is advising that a series of powerful storms starting Wednesday night will bring heavy rains and strong winds through Sunday. Starting Wednesday, October 12 at noon, the City of Courtenay is offering FREE sandbags to residents and businesses, at the following two locations:

  1. Public Works Yard public parking lot at visitor entrance, 1000 Piercy Avenue (please do not enter the main yard)
  2. Puntledge Road shoulder by the Red Cross building at 464 Puntledge Road

To help reduce the potential for flooding, please periodically check and clear the grates over catch basins near your property to remove any leaves or debris.

To report problems, please contact Public Works at 250-338-1525 (after-hours emergency 250-334-2947) or email