Stream Bank Erosion Site PM-030

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 34
Information collected by:
Pere Marquette River Watershed, Big South Branch
Colfax Twp, Oceana County
GPS Coordinates: 43.80548 , -86.06096
T16N R15W Sec 1
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:E
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 0-10%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:34 ft.
Stream Depth:2 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:45 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:11 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
-Bank seepage
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Rock riprap
General Information