Iowa River Power Co. Dam

River/Stream: Iowa River

Location: Coralville, Johnson County
        Latitude: 41.674137
        Longitude: -91.564541
        Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.

Built: 1880

Owner: Johnson County Conservation Board

Height: 14 feet

Length: 280 feet

Hazards: drowning, portage

Warning Signs: do not meet current standards

Portage: none marked

Comments: Restored in 2003 to "maintain pool" above the dam. Park improvements funded by REAP.

Fatalities 4

  • March 17, 1992 - Jeff Brogan & Justin Ramseyer, boat capsized
  • July 25, 1987 - Andy Lepic, wading while fishing
  • June, 1973 - a Coralville man drowned when his canoe was swept over dam