Summit County urges residents to prepare for potential flooding |

Summit County urges residents to prepare for potential flooding

According to a press release posted on Summit County’s website, the National Weather Service is predicting a very high chance of flooding for rivers and streams in Summit County.

As part of the county’s flooding preparedness and response efforts, Summit County is offering assistance to area residents and property owners.

The County has provided depots of sand and sandbags at the following locations:

  • Kamas – Mile marker 4 on HWY 150 and Beaver Creek Inn on HWY 150
  • Oakley – Town Hall, Upper Hidden Lakes, Lower Hidden Lakes and 2563 East Weber Canyon Road
  • Coalville – Holiday Hills RV Park
  • Snyderville Basin – Timberwolf Condos on State Road 224, 8815 Gorgoza Drive in Hidden Cove and St Lukes’ Church on Silver Springs Drive
  • Summit Park – Public Works shed

    Residents who are not near these depots may come to the County Public Works Yard at 1755 South Hoytsville Road from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Owners may obtain up to 25 sandbags at the yard without charge. If an owner needs more than 25 sandbags they can secure them at one of the depot sites listed above for no charge.

    Residents are encouraged to monitor flood forecasts issued by the National Weather Service. To monitor this site please go to national weather service at

    For more information call the county’s Public Works Department at (435)336-3970 during business hours or after hours call Summit County Dispatch at (435)336-3600.

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