Stream Bank Erosion Site PM-029

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 33
Information collected by:
Pere Marquette River Watershed, Big South Branch
Colfax Twp, Oceana County
GPS Coordinates: 43.79846 , -86.05064
T16N R15W Sec 12
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:E
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 10-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:35 ft.
Stream Depth:3 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:200+ ft.
Eroded Bank Height:12 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:2:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Rock riprap
-Cover structure
General Information