Power to the People: Keokuk Dam and Power Plant Project

by T.R. Witcher, Contributing Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 42-45

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: Tiny Keokuk, Iowa, helped tame the Mississippi River in 1913 with the completion of what was then the largest monolithic concrete dam and single-station powerhouse in the world.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Concrete dams | Rivers and streams | Iowa | United States | Mississippi River

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