Storm Resources

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Please find emergency preparedness information at:

Union City

There are sandbags available at Union City Corporation Yard front parking lot (34650 7th Street). Limit five pre-filled bags per Union City household

Union City Police Dispatch (Non-Emergency): 510-471-1365

To report a streetlight outage, traffic signal malfunctions, unsafe street conditions, parking restrictions and general traffic concerns, please fill out the inquiry form:


To report urgent instances of flooding: call the Hayward Streets Division between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. at (510) 881-7745. After 4 p.m. up until 7 a.m., contact the Hayward Police Department non-emergency line at (510) 293-7000.

Calling 9-1-1 should be reserved only for medical emergencies or to report an urgent or emergency public health or safety risk.

To report downed or dangling power lines, call 9-1-1 immediately and then Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) at (800) 743-5000. Stay away from and don’t touch downed or dangling power lines. Up to six sand bags are available to Hayward households and twelve sand bags for Hayward businesses during rain storms, free of charge. Bring your ID. The sandbags are located in front of the Hayward Animal Shelter at 16 Barnes Court. Loading assistance is available upon request during business hours. Call (510) 881-7745 during normal business hours (Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) to schedule a pick up. For after-hours assistance, please call the non-emergency Hayward Police line at (510) 293-7272.

San Leandro

If you experience emergency flooding or if a downed tree or limb causes a hazard, please use the following contact numbers:

During regular business hours (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday), call (510) 577-3440 (San Leandro Public Works Department)

After hours, and on weekends and holidays, call (510) 577-2740 (Police Dispatch)

Do not call 911 to report flooding unless rising water poses an immediate threat to life or safety.

For PG&E power outages, please visit, or 1-800-743-5002

Sand and Sand Bags are available to San Leandro residents at the Public Works Service Center (14200 Chapman Rd) and Fire Station # 12 (1065 143rd Ave - Sand and Sand Bags are located down the driveway behind station # 12). Sand and Sand Bags are available 24/7 (While Supplies Last). Limit 10 bags per San Leandro household. Please bring your own shovel. Residents must show ID.


If you come across any flooding or downed trees due to the storm, please contact Dublin Police at (925) 462-1212. To report a power outage, please call PG&E at 800-743-5002. If you see damaged power lines or electrical equipment, call 911 immediately.

Sandbags can be picked up from the City of Dublin Corporation Yard, located at 5709 Scarlett Court. In addition to a limited supply of pre-filled sandbags, a self-serve station, with bags, sand, and a shovel will be available. Please limit the number of sandbags taken to 10 or fewer.


Those who see flooded areas should call the Operations Services Department between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at (925) 931-5500. Flooding should be reported to the Police Department at (925) 931-5100 on weekends, holidays and during the regular work week, Monday through Friday, between 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Residents can pick up free sandbags at the City of Pleasanton Service Center, located at 3333 Busch Road in Pleasanton. The sandbags can be picked up at anytime, and are located in the parking lot under a brown tarp. The sandbags are for Pleasanton residents only.

Unincorporated Alameda County

Road Closure Information:

Alameda County Public Works Emergency Line: (510) 670-5500

To report downed wires or power lines, a power outage in your neighborhood, a gas leak, or other related emergency, call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.

The Alameda County Public Works Agency provides sandbags for residents of unincorporated Alameda County at the following locations:

Alameda County Public Works Agency
Maintenance and Operations Corporation Yards

4825 Gleason Drive, Dublin
951 Turner Court, Hayward

Sandbags are available outside the corporation yard gates and are available 24/7 (while supplies last).

Maximum of 4 bags per household. Sandbags are replenished during normal working hours.

Castro Valley Fire Stations
20336 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley
19780 Cull Canyon Road, Castro Valley

Each site is self-serve – bring your own shovel.

Maximum of 4 bags per household (based on availability).

Sand and sandbags are replenished by the Public Works Agency during normal working hours.