Grand River Dam Authority News Release: Floodwater Release Bulletin

Oct 17, 2019

At 8:30AM on Thursday, October 17:

• Grand Lake elevation was 744.99 feet. Daily target elevation for October 17 is 742 feet.
• At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 313 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
• Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 12,027 cfs of water through generation.
• Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 12,340 cfs.
• Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 5,068 cfs.
• Lake Hudson elevation was 624.76 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
• Four (4) units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 34,290 cfs of water through generation.
• Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 13,282 cfs.

Contact: Justin Alberty
Vice President of Corporate Communications

For immediate release: 10/17/19