2019 floods: Where to get sandbags in Ottawa and Gatineau

Officials expect water levels in affected areas to be more than 40 more centimetres above 2017 levels. Here's where to find sandbags in the Ottawa and Gatineau region.
Stephen Wood places sandbags outside his Ottawa property during flooding on Friday, April 26, 2019. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Many sleep-deprived Ottawa and Gatineau residents will once against be out filling and stacking sandbags this weekend to try and keep rising water levels away. 

Officials expect the Ottawa River to swell 40 centimetres above 2017 levels. It's expected to peak early next week.

Here's where to find sandbags in the Ottawa region. (Scroll further for Gatineau.)


  • 29 Hurdman Rd.
  • 1683 Woodward Dr.
  • Jamieson Street at the Ottawa River.
  • Rowatt Street at the Ottawa River.
  • Belltown Dome, 2915 Haughton Ave.
  • 2888 Grandeur Ave.
  • At the intersection of Churchill Avenue North and Ferndale Avenue.


  • 2264 Colonial Rd. in Navan.
  • 911 Industrial Ave.


  • 2941 March Rd.
  • 4127 John Shaw Rd.
  • 2121 Huntley Rd.
  • 1655 Maple Grove Rd.
  • 262 Len Purcell Dr.
  • Beach at Moorhead Drive.
  • Greenland Road at Armitage Avenue.
  • 320 Mississippi Dr.
  • 274 Morris Island Dr.
  • Grandview in the Park (Barry Mullen Park).
  • Richmond Memorial Community Centre, 6095 Perth St.
  • MacLarens Landing at the boat launch.


  • 2145 Roger Stevens Dr.
  • 4244 Rideau Valley Dr.
  • 1159 Moodie Dr. on Dibblee Road, across from 101 Dibblee Rd.


Aylmer sector

  • Aréna Frank-Robinson (former parc Louis-Roy site).
  • Parc du Tourbillon.
  • Parc des Cèdres (entrance on rue Arthur-Croteau).
  • Parc Kenneth-Lloyd.

Gatineau sector

  • Corner of Cartier and des Rapides.
  • Corner of Saint-Louis and Rodolphe.
  • 33 rue de la Baie, near rue Saint-Antoine.
  • Corner of Saint-André and Saint-Paul.
  • Parc de Lucerne.
  • Corner of rue Notre-Dame and rue Watt.

Masson-Angers sector

  • 211 chem. du Quai (former chemin du Fer-à-Cheval/du Quai).
  • Corner of du Ruisseau and Lasalle.


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