Deaths at low head dams are avoidable. Jul 25, 2014 20:26:52 GMT -5 Smoothkip and mexicanthreat like this Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by willcfish on Jul 25, 2014 20:26:52 GMT -5 Portage around is the answer. These dams look peaceful but are killers waiting to strike. There have been a number of drownings this summer at low head dams. Stay safe on the water and tell your friends and family about these dangers.