River Sand

River sand is often used as a base when laying paving stones, outdoor tiles, and flagstone. It may be used as a cushion beneath above-ground pools. River sand is also a component in a planting soil to improve drainage and to help break up clay soil.

Uses:

Mix river sand with loam and organic materials to create a well drained soil.
Use as a base for paver and flagstone projects.

Application:

Install at 1″ over compacted rock for laying pavers and flagstone.
A component in soil mixes, up to 1/3.

Specifications:

1/4″ minus washed, river sand.

NOT AVAILABLE TO BE BLOWN IN.

More Ways to Get it:

Bulk Rock & Gravel
Landscape Coverage Chart
ONE CUBIC YARD
(27 cubic feet) will cover:
ONE UNIT
(7.5 cubic yards) will cover:
1296 sq ft¼” deep9600 sq ft¼” deep
648 sq ft½” deep4800 sq ft½” deep
324 sq ft1″ deep2400 sq ft1″ deep
162 sq ft2″ deep1200 sq ft2″ deep
108 sq ft3″ deep800 sq ft3″ deep
81 sq ft4″ deep600 sq ft4″ deep
54 sq ft6″ deep400 sq ft6″ deep