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Rip Rap Shoreline Protection

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Protect Your Shoreline with Rip Rap Seawalls What is rip rap? Riprap, also known as rip rap, rip-rap, rock armor, armoring, or revetment, is rock or other material used to protect your shorelines against natural water and weathering damage. Common rock types used in a rip-rap solution include granite and limestone. Sandstone should NEVER be…

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Lake Michigan Shoreline Erosion

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The USGS Fact Sheet This page provides information about coastal erosion of Southern Lake Michigan. According to the USGS about 83 percent of the shoreline is privately-owned with property values as high as $10,000 per linear foot of lakefront. Michigan.Gov Great Lake Shoreline Erosion This PDF provides questions and answers to important questions about residential…

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Rock Revetment Construction

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Rock Revetment is a way of absorbing the energy coming from incoming waves and water. Revetment prevents and lessons the damages of coastal erosion. Revetments are sloping structures comprised of various layers of large stone and geo-textiles placed on banks and shorelines used to prevent shoreline loss. On the Great Lakes, rock revetments are the…

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Lake Michigan Water Levels

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Current Levels For the week of May 31, 2019 Lake Michigan is currently at 581.69 ft. For a weekly update, visit the Army Corps of Engineers. Lake Superior could hit record water levels this summer: Mlive What this means for Great Lakes Property Owners If you own property on the shoreline of Lake Michigan or…

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Shoreline Erosion Protection

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Shoreline Erosion Protection Specialists White Lake Dock & Dredge is a Michigan-based contractor specializing in all forms of shoreline erosion protection for both residential and commercial customers. We provide both in-house consultation and construction services to homeowners and companies who live on the Great Lakes. Although we offer a variety of marine construction and dredging…

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Stormwater Detention Pond 6 Dredging

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Project Summary LOCATION: ROMULUS, MICHIGAN DATES: AUGUST 2016 – OCTOBER 2016 CONTRACT VALUE: $1,000,000 ROLE: PRIMARY CONTRACTOR DREDGING & VEGETATION REMOVAL This project consisted of the mechanical dredging of ~28,000 cubic yards of non-impacted sediment and removal of ~8 acres of dense vegetation to increase the capacity of the detention pond and create a flow…

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St. Mary’s River Dredging

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Project Summary LOCATION: SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN DATES: MAY 2015 – OCTOBER 2015 CONTRACT VALUE: $3,100,000 ROLE: PRIMARY CONTRACTOR DREDGING This project consisted of mechanically dredging ~130,000 cy of non-impacted sediments to restore grade along two heavily trafficked sections of the St. Mary’s River. Dredging was performed to restore a minimum grade of 29.5ft. All…

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Neebing McIntyre Floodway (Thunder Bay) Dredging

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Project Summary LOCATION: ONTARIO, CANADA DATES: JUNE 2015 – JULY 2015 CONTRACT VALUE: $300,000 ROLE: SUB CONTRACTOR DREDGING & VEGETATION REMOVAL White Lake contracted with Milestone Environmental (a Canadian based firm) to provide maintenance dredging of a floodway in Ontario, Canada. White Lake performed maintenance dredging of approximately 18,000 cubic yards of accumulated sediments from…

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Manistique River AOC – OU1

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Project Summary LOCATION: MANISTIQUE, MICHIGAN DATES: AUGUST 2016 – DECEMBER 2016 CONTRACT VALUE: $3,500,000 ROLE: PRIMARY CONTRACTOR DREDGING This project consisted of mechanically dredging 10,000 cubic yards of PCB contaminated sediments and wood debris. Approximately 2,000 cy of the sediment was contaminated with TSCA level PCBs. All dredging was performed with White Lake’s Case CX460…

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Former Portage Lake Shipping Canal Dredging

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Project Summary DATES: SEPTEMBER 2013 – SEPTEMBER 2014 CONTRACT VALUE: $2,300,000 ROLE: PRIMARY CONTRACTOR DREDGING White Lake Dock & Dredge provided a turn-key site and sediment remediation service for cleanup of a former MGP site in Hancock, MI. White Lake dredged 6,000 CY of MGP impacted sediment utilizing RTK-GPS guidance control integrated with our Case…

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