Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-006

Total Severity: Moderate
Total Points: 31
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Colfax Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.57067 , -85.89307
T25N R13W Sec 9
Owned by Private
Site Access:Accessible by Road (0 miles)
Bank Details
Which Bank? Right
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:1 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:20 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:3 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Obstructions in river
-Bend in river
Other causes: Old road abutment wall causing part of the erosion.
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Obstruction removal
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
General Information
Adjacent to Wallin RSX.
Total Points