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Video: Preparing for a flood? Here's some sandbagging 101

Mar 25, 2019 06:51AM ● By Editor
Ajay Thapa hands off a sandbag to a classmate on April 26, 2013 in Fargo, N.D. Ann Arbor Miller for MPR News 2013

From Minnesota Public Radio News - Posted:  March 24, 2019


Sandbagging is already underway around the state as communities brace themselves for some serious flooding in the forecast.

Sandbag dikes can be a great way to protect homes and whole communities from flood damage. Watch the video below for some basics on building and stacking sandbags.

For a full explanation, check out this report by NDSU Extention.


To read hundreds of helpful articles on emergency preparedness and outdoor and household safety, follow this link to the Boreal Emergency Preparedness Portal.  https://www.boreal-emergency.org


Watch the sandbagging video here.

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