Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 11 AM on Saturday, May 4: Grand Lake elevation was 746.45 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) main spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 18,084 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,447 […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 3:30 PM on Tuesday, April 30: Grand Lake elevation was 746.33 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, four (4) main spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 35,704 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,447 […]

Dock talk …

Every year at this time, when the thoughts of many lake enthusiasts turn to warmer days on the water, the Grand River Dam Authority poses the question: What’s up with your dock? With the busy lake season just around the corner, it’s an important question for dock owners, sellers, and buyers on Grand and Hudson […]

Downed power lines? Stay away and stay safe!

Weather-wise, early March can mean many different things in Oklahoma. Maybe it still feels like winter or maybe it feels more like spring. More often than not though, the wind is likely blowing, no matter what the temperature. And during a month that can come in like a lamb and go out like a lion […]

Mark Your Calendars GRDA’s summer programs

The calendar still says it is officially winter but many of us are already planning for warmer summer days, vacations and summer camps. If you are making those kinds of plans now, the Grand River Dam Authority has a few dates you may want to keep in mind. Camps for both kids and teachers are […]

Be sure to visit the GRDA Boat Show Booth

Each year in mid-winter, when February starts to draw near, many lake area enthusiasts turn their thoughts to events like the upcoming Tulsa Boat, Sport & Travel Show. While summer days on the water may be a long way down the road at this time of the year, the show is always an opportunity to […]

Looking back on GRDA’s 2023: Part 4

As the fourth quarter of 2023 began, the Grand River Dam Authority had already experienced a busy year with events like the opening of the WOKA Whitewater Park, storm recovery and many internal projects to help maintain the reliable flow of electricity to customer. However, the year’s final three months also brought plenty of activity. […]

Looking back on GRDA’s 2023: Part 3

The third quarter of 2023 proved to be a very busy time for the Grand River Dam Authority, with summer in full swing and plenty of projects taking place across the system. This week, we look back at some of those moments as we review July, August, and September … Internally in July, safety initiatives […]

Looking back on GRDA’s 2023: Part 2

This week we continue our 2023 Grand River Dam Authority Year in Review, with a look back at the second quarter of the year. Spring and early summer were busy times for Team GRDA. Here are a few of the highlights … In April, 10 members of Team GRDA traveled to the Navajo Reservation in […]