Rapidan Dam

The Rapidan Dam is a concrete gravity dam located on the Blue Earth River in Rapidan Township southwest of Mankato, Minnesota in the United States. The dam was constructed... Wikipedia

  • Country:  United States
  • Location:  Blue Earth County, Minnesota
  • Purpose:  P
  • Status:  Partially failed
  • Construction began:  1908
  • Opening date:  1910
  • Owner(s):  Blue Earth County Government
  • Type of dam:  Concrete Gravity
  • Impounds:  Blue Earth River
  • Spillways:  5 steel Tainter gates and 2 timber gates
  • Creates:  Rapidan Lake
  • Catchment area:  2,430 sq mi (6,293.67 km²)
  • Surface area:  318 acres
  • Turbines:  2
  • Installed capacity:  6 MW (not currently operating)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo