Stream Bank Erosion Site PM-033

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 32
Information collected by:
Pere Marquette River Watershed, Big South Branch
Colfax Twp, Oceana County
GPS Coordinates: 43.81516 , -86.08348
T16N R15W Sec 3
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Right
Bank Aspect:S
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 10-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:45 ft.
Stream Depth:4 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:73 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:8 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:2:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
-Foot traffic
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Rock riprap
General Information