Appendix B: Bioengineering for Streambank Erosion Control -- Guidelines
major flood in the spring and summer of 1995 where floodwaters overtopped the bank.
Rosgen3 noted that on a root wad treatment on the Blanco River in Colorado, that local
Figure 19. Schematic of log revetment with coir geotextile
roll and plantings on top of backfill soil over a geotextile
filter. (Designed by Alan Czenkusch, Colo. Division of
Figure 20. Root wads soon after installation on the
Upper Truckee River, California, near South Lake
Tahoe. The voids within and between the root wads are
filled with a soil mix and planted with live, vegetative
clumps or root pads, such as willow.
Rosgen, Dave. Pres., Wildland Hydrology, Pagosa Springs, CO, Jul 1996, pers. comm.