Lake Delhi Dam

River/Stream: Maquoketa River

Location: 1 mile SW of Delhi, Delaware County
        Latitude: 42.408062
        Longitude: -91.345410
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Built: 1910. Hydro dam built during 1920's and failed on July 24, 2010. Rebuilt in 2015.

Owner: Lake Delhi Recreation Association

Height: 38 feet

Length: 360 feet with spillway

Hazards: height

Warning Signs:

Portage: portage on river right

Comments: obvious impoundment

Fatalities 1

  • June 19, 2010 - Jonathan Berg, active in extreme risk sporting activities, jumped from the road to the water