Little Sioux Dam

River/Stream: Little Sioux River

Location: 4 miles northeast of Little Sioux, Harrison County
        Latitude: 41.860196
        Longitude: -95.996769
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Built: 1964

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers

Height: 7 feet

Length: 200 feet

Hazards: height, no portage

Comments: for erosion control in channelized river. Dangerous "slot" dam with moderately difficult egress from river upsteam.

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Fatalities 2

  • May 31, 1992 - Howard & Ronald Gard, fishing boat capsized