Rui Chatrapati Dam

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Rui Chatrapati Dam
Rui Chatrapati Dam is located in Maharashtra
Rui Chatrapati Dam
Location of Rui Chatrapati Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Rui Chatrapati Dam
Location Rui Chatrapati, Parner
Coordinates 18°55′37″N 74°33′42″E / 18.92694°N 74.56167°E / 18.92694; 74.56167Coordinates: 18°55′37″N 74°33′42″E / 18.92694°N 74.56167°E / 18.92694; 74.56167
Opening date 1980
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earth-fill (Earthen)
Impounds Gopal Ganga River
Height 10.77 m (35.3 ft)
Length 420 m (1,380 ft)
Creates Rui Chatrapati lake
Total capacity 1,070 km3 (260 cu mi)
Surface area 46 km2 (18 sq mi)

Rui Chatrapati Dam (Marathi: रुई छत्रपती धरण ), is an earth-fill dam on Gopal Ganga river in Rui Chatrapati village in Parner taluka of Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 10.77 m (35.3 ft) while the length is 420 m (1,380 ft). The gross storage capacity is 1,350 km3 (320 cu mi).[1]


  • Irrigation
  • Drinking water for neatest villages

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