Stream Bank Erosion Site BTS-085

Total Severity: Severe
Total Points: 38
Information collected by:
Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Benzonia Twp, Benzie County
GPS Coordinates: 44.60348 , -86.10408
T26N R15W Sec 34
Owned by Private
Bank Details
Which Bank? Right
Bank Aspect:SW
Condition:Both toe and upper bank eroding
Erosion Trend:Increasing
Percent Veg. Cover: 10-50%
Bank Conditions
Stream Width:30 ft.
Stream Depth:3 ft.
Stream Current:Fast
Eroded Bank Length:150 ft.
Eroded Bank Height:12 ft.
Slope of Eroded Bank:1:1
Texture: Sand over clay
Cause(s) of Erosion
-Bend in river
Recommended Treatment(s)
-Rock riprap
-Tree revetments
General Information
This page last updated on 2/3/2020.