Small Dam Site AUSD_114

Au Sable River Watershed, East Branch Big Creek
Oscoda County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
GPS Coordinates: 44.81037983 , -84.29824624
T28N R01E Sec 22
Access Road: County Rd 489
Private Ownership
0.38 Upstream Miles Reconnected
Ranking: 5
Site Location
Land Use Information
Golf course
Golf course
Impoundment or Dam Use Information
Impoundment/Dam Other:
Golf course
Structural Information
Barrier Type
Other Barrier Types:
Construction Materials
Other Construction Materials:
(wood stop board, metal culverts)
Other Site Features
Vehicle Access
Upstream Conditions
Change to Lake / Pond
Is there evidence of erosion?
At Structure
Can bankfull width upstream of Impoundment be determined? no
Direct Stream Measurements
Widest Impoundment Width (ft): 100
Impoundment Length (ft): 600
Area of Impoundment (sf): 5 acres
Widest Width of Plunge Pool (ft): 8
Width After Plunge Pool (ft): 6
Depth After Plunge Pool (ft): 3
Width (ft): 3
Length (ft): 40
Number of Interruptions: 0
Water Velocity (ft/sec): N/A
Structure Characteristics
Height of Head (ft): 4
Height of Structure (ft): 5
Freeboard Available (ft): 1
Embankment Length (ft): 8
Other Pertinent Information
Physical Condition Ranking: 5
Dominant substrates UPSTREAM: sand/silt
Dominant substrates DOWNSTREAM: sand/silt
Dam has ability to regulate water level? yes
Is the dam being actively managed? yes
Is another dam or road crossing visible up or down stream? no
Are there any invasive species easily identified? no
This page last updated on 12/28/2012.