Sulphate attack can affect footing foundation and even piles if the circumstances are right. The use of sulphate-resisting cement may not always avoid the problem of sulphate attack and it is safer to try and avoid the use of, or contact between, the three major elements of the condition – sulphates, moisture and the concrete.
Structural engineer in Canberra ACT:
The above information is for guidance only.
If you need on-site assessment, contact Antoun from ANH Consulting Engineers about your particular problem or for footing design that suits your site condition.