Sixth Street Dam

Last updated: 1/1/2013
River/Stream: Cedar River
 
Location: Waterloo, Black Hawk County
        Latitude: 42.49495
        Longitude: -92.33545
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Built: 1875
 
Owner: City of Waterloo
 
Height: 3 ft.
 
Length: 450 ft.
 
Hazards: portage, urban, usage
 
Warning Signs:
 
Portage:
 
Comments: Dam has a center stream breech and standing waves.  The hydraulic roller is deceptively calm and can swamp a canoe. 
 
Fourth Street Dam is visible in images looking upstream.
 
 
 
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