Grand River Dam Authority Floodwater Release Bulletin

Oct 17, 2019

At 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 15:
• Grand Lake elevation was 745.91 feet. Daily target elevation for October 15 is 742 feet.
• At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main spillway gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 7,905 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
• Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 12,247 cfs of water through generation.
• Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 20,152 cfs.
• Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 6,794 cfs.
• Lake Hudson elevation was 626.16 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
• Four (4) units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse.
• Releases through generation totaled 35,100 cfs.
• Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 21,567 cfs.

Contact: Melanie Earl
GRDA Corporate Communications

For immediate release: 10/15/19