Electrical safety tips for boat owners

May 24, 2022

Boating safe … Planning on hitting the water in the boat in the weeks ahead? If so, the Grand River Dam Authority is sharing some important electrical safety tips for boat operators that you may want to keep in mind.

Power for Progress… a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority.

The month of May is recognized as National Electric Safety Month, but it is also the month leading up to the busy boating season at the Grand River Dam Authority’s Grand and Hudson lakes. With that in mind, we wanted to take this opportunity to share some important electric safety tips specifically for boaters.

Here are some things to consider as you hit the water this – and every – weekend. Your friends at GRDA want you to have safe, enjoyable summer.

Keep these tips in mind, and always wear your life jacket! For more helpful electric safety tips, visit

GRDA is Oklahoma’s largest public power utility; fully funded by revenues from electric and water sales instead of taxes. Each day, GRDA strives to be an “Oklahoma agency of excellence” by focusing on the 5 E’s: electricity, economic development, environmental stewardship, employees, and efficiency