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We specialise in providing tightly graded, moist or kiln-dried sands for bioretention and civil projects, water treatment plants, local, state and government infrastructure and sport stadiums around Australia. Our sands are graded to a variety of recognised certifications and Australian standards.

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Operating Since 1974

River Sands commenced sand operations in 1974. We quickly diversified into manufacturing packaged products for trade and DIY markets in 1980 for a range of industries in Australia. Now the business provides 2000 products under five different brands from our manufacturing facilities in Queensland.

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Sand Applications

Soft fall sand

River Sands Soft Fall Sand is specifically designed as an under-surfacing material that meets Australian Standards AS4422 for fall heights of 2.5 metres and 3 metres.

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USGA Graded Sand

Our USGA Graded Sand meets the demanding United States Golf Association (USGA) Grading Standards for use as rootzone underturf and top dressing on greens.

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Water filtration media

Since the early 1990’s, River Sands has been manufacturing and providing a variety of quality graded sands and gravel for water filtration applications both nationally and internationally.

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At River Sands, we supply certified bioretention sand and gravel blends for all layers of a basin which comply with FAWB, WSUD and Water By Design specifications and guidelines.

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River Sands products are manufactured under a Quality Management System certified to ISO 9001:2015.

In addition to our range of tightly graded sands, we also provide laboratory testing and certifications for our products to ensure they meet specification requirements.

Our sands can be made for a variety of different applications including but not exclusive to, bioretention, soft fall sand, water filtration media, sports turf & top dressing sand, pool filter media, tiling sands and manufacturing sands.