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Tanasi Clubhouse Shoreline Stabilization
Project:

Stabilize the Tanasi Clubhouse Shoreline, about 1500 feet, to eliminate the severe erosion that is evident.

Contact Person:

John Rogers
Phone: 865-458-6967
Email: telltek99@aol.com

Project Description:

Demonstrate various ways to stabilize shorelines. Three different technologies were used for stabilization -- rip rap, coconut rolls, and rock-filled gabions. On approximately 500 feet of stabilized shoreline, native plants were added to help stabilize the soil and enhance the natural environment.

Contributions:

Major contributors to making the Tanasi project a success were: TVA ( money, material, and personnel ), Tellico Village Public Works, Tellico Village Garden Club, and WATeR.

Cost & Suppliers:

  1. Techology: Rip Rap
    1. Cost (2004): Approximately $6 per foot of shoreline
      for materials, installation will be extra
    2. Suppliers:
      • Jim Williams, President
        Tennessee Shoreline, Inc.
        711 Loudon View
        Friendsville, TN 37737
        Phone: 865-995-9153
      • Other Local Contractors

  2. Techology: Coconut Roll
    1. Cost (2004): Approximately $12 per foot of shoreline
      for materials, installation will be extra
    2. Supplier:
      • Jen-Hill Construction Materials
        P.O. Box 1192
        Hendersonville, TN 37077
        Phone: 800-452-4435

  3. Techology: Rock-filled Gabions -- 12 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft
    1. Cost (2004): Approximately $10 per foot of shoreline;
      for materials, installation will be extra
    2. Supplier:
      • Jen-Hill Construction Materials
        P.O. Box 1192
        Hendersonville, TN 37077
        Phone: 800-452-4435

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