Shoreline Erosion

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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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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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