Brown County Emergency Management has obtained sandbags for residents of Brown County, at no cost to use for flood protection.

Please contact Brown County Planning and Zoning at: 507-233-6640 for release of bags to you.

The sand bags will be located at:

Brown County Highway Department

1901 North Jefferson Street

New Ulm


City of New Ulm residents can go to the New Ulm Street Department located at 2020 North Broadway (After 1 PM March 20th) to obtain sandbags.


Brown County Residents can obtain the bags between the hours of 7:15 AM and 3:45 PM Monday through Friday.


The property owner will be responsible for obtaining the sand, and also for filling the bags.


Proper disposal of the sand and sandbags is the homeowner’s responsibility.   Instructions for disposal will be available in the near future.