Sixth Street Dam

River/Stream: Cedar River

Location: Waterloo, Black Hawk County
        Latitude: 42.49495
        Longitude: -92.33545
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Built: 1875

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Owner: City of Waterloo

Height: 3 ft., variable with inflatable bladders

Length: 450 ft.

Hazards: portage, urban, usage

Warning Signs:


Comments: Dam has a center stream breech and standing waves. The hydraulic roller is deceptively calm and can swamp a canoe.

The Park Avenue Dam is visible in images looking upstream.

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