Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-011

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 36
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Colfax Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.56321 , -85.91385
T25N R13W Sec 17
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Right
Bank Aspect:SE
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 0-10%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:20 ft.
Stream Depth:3 ft.
Stream Current:Slow
Eroded Bank Length:150 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:6 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Bank revegetation
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
General Information