Fourth Street Dam
Last updated: 1/1/2013
River/Stream: Cedar River
Location: Waterloo, Black Hawk County
Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.
Built: 1871, reconstruction completed 2011
Owner: City of Waterloo
Height: 12 ft., variable with inflatable bladders
Length: 414 ft.
: portage, urban
Documented Fatalities: 6
May 21, 1944 - Walter Gallery & his son Walter Jr., boat swept over dam
April 12, 1941 - Donald Allen, jumped from oar-less boat as it went over dam
March 28, 1909 - Henry Bothman, C.A. Anderson & Frank Bentz, row boat capsized before being swept over the dam
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