Snapper Rocks East sand quality

Sand from Letitia Spit is very clean, comprising mainly quartz grains and shell fragments. Testing has shown it to be virtually free of heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides and bacteria.

When this sand is first received at Snapper Rocks East, it may have a different appearance from the existing sand.

A temporary discolouration is expected because sand collected from below bed level at Letitia Spit will not be oxidised to the extent of more exposed beach sand.

The delivered sand will quickly change to the normal pale-fawn colour of the surrounding sand, usually within a day or two.

 

Page last updated/reviewed: 09 Jan 2014