Tips to keep you cool, efficiently

As temperatures across Oklahoma start to approach the 90s on a more consistent basis, we know the hottest days of summer are likely just around the corner. That means across the area, many air conditioners and fans will be putting in extra hours. If that is the case in your household, the Grand River Dam […]

GRDA and MidAmerica

While the abundant and reliable electricity produced by the Grand River Dam Authority helps to power thousands of homes in Oklahoma communities, it also helps to move Oklahoma industry forward. In fact, ever since the creation of the MidAmerica Industrial Park in 1960, GRDA power has been a key part of this hub of Oklahoma […]

Safety tips for springtime, stormy weather

Sunshine, rain, high winds, tornados, hail, thunder and lightning. It may look like a list of different types of weather conditions but in Oklahoma, we all know it could simply be the events of one single day. With the arrival of spring, so comes the arrival of spring weather to our state, meaning that storms […]

Spring cleaning and electrical safety

Does warmer weather put you in a spring-cleaning mood? If your plans include clearing up the winter clutter in your kitchen, laundry room or utility room, the Grand River Dam Authority also reminds you that it is a good time to perform some springtime electrical inspections. The following tips from our friends at the Electrical […]

Saving daylight and saving energy

We all “sprang forward” this past weekend with the initiation of Daylight-Saving Time (DST). Each year, this move of the clocks takes place, giving us all a little more sunlight in the evenings. For many of us, that means more time spent outdoors, in the backyard, on the water or enjoying a number of other […]

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 […]

Safety tips for electric blankets, heating pads

The Grand River Dam Authority has shared this information before, but January seems like a good time to revisit these tips from the Electric Safety Foundation International ( If the recent Oklahoma winter weather has you reaching for an electric blanket or heating pad to help stay cozy, keep this information in mind. Before using […]