Stream Bank Erosion Site PM-032

Total Severity: Moderate
Total Points: 31
Information collected by:
Pere Marquette River Watershed, Big South Branch
Colfax Twp, Oceana County
GPS Coordinates: 43.81193 , -86.07503
T16N R15W Sec 2
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:E
Condition:Toe is Stable, upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 10-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:40 ft.
Stream Depth:4 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:35 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:22 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Rock riprap
-Cover structure
-Tree revetments
General Information