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Acid Sulfate Soil Guidelines

These guidelines describe best practice standards for managing coastal acid sulfate soil material. The laboratory methods guideline describes techniques for quantifying the status of acid sulfate soils and determining treatment rates. The management guideline contains information on how to conduct a risk assessment, avoid or minimise soil disturbance, and manage unavoidable disturbances. Techniques like chemical neutralisation and controlled dewatering are discussed in detail.

The guidelines should be used by consultants, earth moving contractors, developers, agricultural and aquaculture producers, sand and gravel extraction operators, community groups and administering authorities from state and local government.

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Category Environment, land and water
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Acid Sulfate Soil Guidelines, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 19 January 2021


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