Stream Bank Erosion Site RIF_090

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 41
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Rifle River Watershed, Rifle River Main Branch
Clayton Twp, Arenac County
GPS Coordinates: 44.13149 , -84.04476
T20N R4E Sec 18
Owned by Private
Site Access:Accessible by road
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:W
Condition:Toe is stable; upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 11-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:70 ft.
Stream Depth:4 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:250 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:60 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand over clay
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
-Foot traffic
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
-Constructed access
General Information