Acid Sulfate Soils

Acid Sulphate Soils

Acid Sulfate Soils

Acid sulfate soils are typically safe when undisturbed and left in their natural condition. However, if they are excavated or drained, resulting in contact with oxygen present in the atmosphere, they can cause major damage to steel and concrete structures, and cause acidification which can have detrimental effects on plants, animals and waterways. For any planned construction or ongoing site management, it is critical that you know where they are, how to manage the risks they pose and what to do in the event that they are disturbed.

SESL Australia has a dedicated team of suitably-qualified Environmental Consultants capable of assessing land for acid sulfate soils and developing site-specific management plans. Our management plans are designed to be easy to read and ready for use by site staff or contractors.

With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra, our diverse team can deliver specialist consultation specific to your locality. We offer consistent quality and knowledge of federal, state and local environmental legislation.
For more than 30 years we have applied our extensive knowledge of water, soil, contaminated sites and the natural environment to both the private and public sectors. Our experience has allowed us to build a reputation for delivering technically sound, client-focused projects, with efficient, easy to interpret reports.
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  • Acid Sulfate Soil investigations
  • Acid Sulfate Soil¬†risk assessment
  • Liming values
  • Acid Sulfate Soil site validation
  • Acid Sulfate Soil Management Plans
  • Acid Sulfate Soil treatment

Enviromental Services

Our NATA accredited laboratory provides reliable Acid Sulfate Soil screening and testing Our lab is backed by skilled consultants, talk to our consultants to help find the Acid Sulphate Soil testing you need.

Comprehensive and accurate Acid Sulfate Soil classification in Sydney, NSW; Melbourne, VIC; Brisbane, QLD; Canberra, ACT; and regional areas.

SPOCAS Testing

Acid Sulfate Screen

Liming Rate Calculations

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