Float safe, smart and sober during holiday weekend

Jul 02, 2019

With water conditions expected to be in great shape for the upcoming July 4 holiday, many are planning a float trip to along the scenic Illinois River. If that is your plan, the Grand River Dam Authority welcomes you to the river to celebrate the holiday and reminds you to consult with your commercial float operator for the most up-to-date river conditions and floating information before starting your trip.

Additionally, the following tips can help promote a safe outing:

The GRDA Scenic River Operations Office is located at 15971 N. Highway 10 in Tahlequah. The phone number is (918) 456-3251.

Headquartered in Vinita, GRDA is Oklahoma’s state-owned electric 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.


Contact: Justin Alberty
Vice President of Corporate Communications