Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-017

Total Severity: Moderate
Total Points: 29
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Colfax Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.55157 , -85.92745
T25N R13W Sec 19
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Left
Bank Aspect:NW
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 0-10%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:25 ft.
Stream Depth:2 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:20 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:20 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:2:1
Texture: Sand
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
General Information
Fieldstone present at toe.
This page last updated on 2/3/2020.