Streambank Erosion/Stabilitization Priorities
Very Severe Sites
                                       
Site Number Sub Watershed Name Location Stream Bottom Score Side Slope Conditions Vegetative Condition Score Bankful Width Wetted Width Average Width (Formula) Depth Side Slope Ratio N factor Channel Slope Area (Formula) Perimeter (Formula) Hydraulic Radius (Formula) Velocity (Formula) Tributary Miles Stream Rank (Formula) Comments
     
     
530A Big Salmon Creek E side of Stewart Corners Rd., 75' 10 30 30 30 8 19 8.4 1.31 0.225 0.06 252.00 46.68 5.40 4.99 64.29 390.92 Mid-sized channel; steep sloughed rock banks
630A Big Salmon Creek W side of Rt. 34, 200' 10 30 30 38.5 7.5 23 11.6 1.34 0.23 0.17 446.60 61.72 7.24 9.99 64.29 712.42 Soap sud discharge from adjacent house on north bank
630A Big Salmon Creek W side of Rt. 34, 200' 10 30 30 38.5 7.5 23 11.6 1.34 0.23 0.17 446.60 61.72 7.24 9.99 64.29 712.42 Shelves of rock; small overhanging tree
322A Cayuga Inlet W side of Dassance Rd., 25' 20 30 30 13 5 9 3 1.33 0.243 0.11 39.00 19.00 2.05 3.28 83.65 354.76 Downed tree causing severe obstruction (dam), channel where water was diverted; cuts through clay layer
356A Cayuga Inlet W side of Sheffield Rd., 100' 20 10 10 44 8 26 8.2 2.20 0.241 0.04 360.80 65.56 5.50 3.85 83.65 362.42 Water through high grass; matted down vegetation
349A Cayuga Inlet 100' downstream from convergence of Inlet and Enfield Creek 20 20 10 110 64 87 6 3.83 0.228 0.04 660.00 134.54 4.91 3.77 83.65 365.65 Wide channel, gravel bar with vegetation (downstream)
347A Cayuga Inlet NW side of Dug Rd., 300' 20 30 30 28 15 21.5 3.8 1.71 0.238 0.08 106.40 36.56 2.91 3.61 83.65 381.94 Bank with exposed roots; tree on bank; mid-sized gravel rocks
325A Cayuga Inlet E side of Taggert Rd., 75' 20 30 20 36 15 25.5 5.8 1.81 0.225 0.05 208.80 49.49 4.22 3.87 83.65 393.41 Wide rocky channel, undercut bank on left
371A Cayuga Inlet E side of Seven Mile Dr., 10' 20 30 20 20 4 12 4.9 1.63 0.25 0.09 98.00 30.76 3.19 3.87 83.65 393.82 Cuts through clay layer; obstructions damming stream; new housing development, bare earth with no vegetation on stream banks
371A Cayuga Inlet E side of Seven Mile Dr., 350' 20 30 20 20 4 12 4.9 1.63 0.25 0.09 98.00 30.76 3.19 3.87 83.65 393.82 Highly eroded bank with debris in channel
319A Cayuga Inlet S side of Smith Rd., 50' 20 20 30 36 5.6 20.8 5.9 2.58 0.215 0.05 212.40 53.41 3.98 3.89 83.65 395.38 Wooded area, little vegetation, tall banks
314A Cayuga Inlet W side of Brown Rd., 200' 20 20 20 37 26 31.5 6.7 0.82 0.243 0.05 247.90 48.84 5.08 4.05 83.65 398.75 Part of bank severely undercut; several trees have fallen, creating dams
318A Cayuga Inlet E side of Rt. 96, 75' 20 20 10 57 16 36.5 6.4 3.20 0.22 0.05 364.80 79.45 4.59 4.18 83.65 399.96 Wide gravel channel with shallow side slopes
323A Cayuga Inlet W side of Barnes Hill Rd., 50' 20 10 10 53 8 30.5 7.8 2.88 0.229 0.05 413.40 78.13 5.29 4.42 83.65 409.56 Shallow clay channel
366A Cayuga Inlet W side of Culver Rd., 150' 20 20 30 18 3 10.5 5.4 1.39 0.21 0.07 97.20 28.98 3.35 4.21 83.65 421.82 Mid-sized rocky channel; steep banks
332A Cayuga Inlet N side of Vanbuskirk Gulf Rd., 50' 20 10 10 62 34 48 7.6 1.84 0.233 0.05 471.20 79.86 5.90 4.67 83.65 430.57 Wide channel, bridge in background
315A Cayuga Inlet W side of Brown Rd., 50' 30 20 20 31 2.5 16.75 5.6 2.54 0.215 0.07 173.60 47.37 3.66 4.36 83.65 434.57 Small stream, no vegetation on badly sloughed banks, sticks, across road horses in stream
382A Cayuga Inlet E side of Rt. 13, 300' 20 30 20 66 48 57 8.6 1.05 0.248 0.04 567.60 81.90 6.93 4.37 83.65 435.38 Outerbank of each curve is greatly eroded; vegetation on top and fallen tree in water; only stretch that isn't rip-wrapped
341A Cayuga Inlet E side of Rt. 96, 75' 20 10 10 55 32 43.5 6 1.92 0.218 0.06 330.00 69.44 4.75 4.73 83.65 435.85 Looking under bridge
354A Cayuga Inlet S side of Rt. 79, 100' 20 20 20 26 5 15.5 6.3 1.67 0.238 0.08 163.80 39.99 4.10 4.53 83.65 439.19 Steep vegetation; bank with small channel; rip-wrap covering most banks up and downstream
348A Cayuga Inlet 600' upstream from railroad 20 30 30 38 7 22.5 7.2 2.15 0.24 0.06 273.60 56.68 4.83 4.34 83.65 443.33 Waterfall; highly eroded banks up and downstream
348A Cayuga Inlet 500' upstream from railroad 20 30 30 38 7 22.5 7.2 2.15 0.24 0.06 273.60 56.68 4.83 4.34 83.65 443.33 Highly eroded bank on right; fallen tree, gravel on left
363A Cayuga Inlet W side of Rt. 13A, 150' 20 30 30 42 15 28.5 6 2.25 0.22 0.06 252.00 58.05 4.34 4.41 83.65 449.31 Steep bank; exposed roots on left
350A Cayuga Inlet SE side of Town Line Rd., 300' 10 20 30 22 12.5 17.25 6.5 0.73 0.225 0.08 143.00 33.35 4.29 4.94 83.65 473.52 Heavy obstruction upstream, undercut shale banks
306A Cayuga Inlet W side of Rt. 96, 75' 20 30 30 19 11 15 3.7 1.08 0.268 0.2 70.30 25.90 2.71 4.84 83.65 484.73 No visible water in channel; severe erosion, no vegetation, entirely full of large rocks and gravel
306A Cayuga Inlet W side of Rt. 96, 25' 20 30 30 19 11 15 3.7 1.08 0.268 0.2 70.30 25.90 2.71 4.84 83.65 484.73 Same as above with less rock and more sticks
328A Cayuga Inlet W side of Shaffer Rd., 75' 10 30 30 34 15.5 24.75 6.8 1.36 0.21 0.06 231.20 47.71 4.85 4.98 83.65 486.31 Wide channel cut into rock
374A Cayuga Inlet W side of Calkins Rd., 200' 20 30 20 28 7 17.5 5.7 1.84 0.228 0.1 159.60 41.39 3.86 5.08 83.65 495.05 Cut into rock with good slopes and vegetation upstream; loose fill dumped onto streambank; huge tarp covering vegetation on portion of bank
352A Cayuga Inlet SE side of Rt. 79, 200' 20 20 20 25 3 14 7.2 1.53 0.228 0.09 180.00 40.29 4.47 5.32 83.65 504.83 Small channel; rocky; sloughed bank on right
343A Cayuga Inlet W side of Rt. 13, 100' 10 20 20 25.5 7 16.25 5.1 1.81 0.205 0.17 130.05 37.38 3.48 6.88 83.65 625.62 Waterslide!
353A Cayuga Inlet S side of Rt. 79, 200' 20 30 30 25 5 15 8.1 1.23 0.228 0.12 202.50 40.74 4.97 6.59 83.65 631.56 Sloughed bank on left, undercut roots on right
316A Cayuga Inlet W side of Bruce Hill Rd., 200' 20 30 30 36 5.5 20.75 9.8 1.56 0.24 0.1 352.80 57.00 6.19 6.62 83.65 633.59 Looking through trees at severe erosion; eating through clay layer
375A Cayuga Inlet E side of Sandbank Rd., 200' 10 20 20 24 4 14 5.8 1.72 0.207 0.23 139.20 37.12 3.75 8.33 83.65 746.99 Series of waterfalls; mid-sized channel cut in rock
330A Cayuga Inlet W side of Seely Hill Rd., 150' 10 30 30 35 4.5 19.75 13.7 1.11 0.23 0.15 479.50 60.75 7.89 9.95 83.65 902.01 Cut into rock with small waterfalls; culvert; road channels entering stream significantly add to flow, severely eroded
376A Cayuga Inlet E side of Sandbank Rd., 100' 20 30 30 44 3 23.5 14.3 1.43 0.243 0.23 629.20 73.49 8.56 12.31 83.65 1109.48 Narrow channel; debris; sloughed high banks, little vegetation
339A Cayuga Inlet N side of Blackslee Hill Rd., 75' 20 30 30 34.5 2.5 18.5 13.3 1.20 0.23 0.25 458.85 60.11 7.63 12.56 83.65 1130.43 Steep narrow channel with tall badly sloughed and eroded banks; cuts through clay layer
362A Cayuga Inlet W side of Elm St., 100' 10 20 20 47 11 29 18.5 0.97 0.215 0.2 869.50 80.62 10.78 15.13 83.65 1315.51 Series of waterfalls
267B Fall Creek N side of Nye Rd., 100' 20 20 30 9.5 3.5 6.5 2.45 1 0.228 0.05 21.93 13.43 1.63 2.03 150.79 375.53  
224B Fall Creek E side of Youngs Rd., 200' 20 15 20 9 2.5 5.75 2.2 1 0.238 0.07 17.49 11.97 1.46 2.13 150.79 376.56 Fallen tree limbs across stream
276B Fall Creek W side of Ringwood Rd., 100' 20 30 30 19.5 9 14.25 4.6 1 0.228 0.02 86.71 27.26 3.18 2.00 150.79 381.41 Banks- soft mud sliding into stream
278B Fall Creek E side of Pinckney Rd., 100' 20 20 20 100.5 69.5 85 3.7 1 0.193 0.015 328.19 95.47 3.44 2.15 150.79 384.76 Deer droppings galore on edge of stream
263B Fall Creek N side of Cemetery Rd., 50' 20 25 20 19 6.5 12.75 3.2 1 0.238 0.04 51.04 21.80 2.34 2.21 150.79 397.89  
282B Fall Creek S side of Lake St., 100' 20 20 30 80 55 67.5 3.3 1 0.203 0.02 233.64 76.83 3.04 2.18 150.79 398.53 Ithaca Falls in background
277B Fall Creek N side of Rt. 13, 100' 20 30 30 16.5 9 12.75 3.6 1 0.228 0.03 58.86 22.93 2.57 2.12 150.79 399.96  
274B Fall Creek W side of Rt. 366, 100' 20 20 10 75 50 62.5 8 1.2 0.208 0.02 576.80 87.49 6.59 3.56 150.79 587.09  
225B Fall Creek E side of Atwood Rd., 100' 20 30 30 15 10.5 12.75 5.1 1 0.233 0.1 91.04 27.17 3.35 4.53 150.79 762.70 Eroded bank, dry stream
371B Sixmile Creek At confluence of trib., about 1/4 mile into woods 20 30 30 25 12 18.5 4.8 1 0.248 0.07 111.84 32.08 3.49 3.66 80.75 375.14 A lot of large rock debris built up
371B Sixmile Creek Right trib at confluence 20 30 30 25 12 18.5 4.8 1 0.248 0.07 111.84 32.08 3.49 3.66 80.75 375.14 Severely eroded
184A Taughannock Creek W side of Rt. 89, 40' 20 30 30 18 3.5 10.75 6.6 0.80 0.248 0.11 105.80 27.65 3.83 4.87 62.67 385.47  
324B Virgil Creek N side of Ferguson Rd. Ext., 100' 20 25 30 19 4 11.5 6.4 1 0.228 0.06 114.56 29.60 3.87 3.95 79.03 386.84  

Source: Cayuga Lake Streambank & Roadbank Inventory, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, 2000

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