Safety tips for boat operators

May 10, 2021

May is National Electric Safety Month and another great opportunity for GRDA to pass along some important electric safety tips. This week, the focus is on tips geared towards boat owners/operators.

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May is recognized as National Electric Safety Month and the Grand River Dam Authority is committed to sharing electric safety tips that can help to keep you safe. Of course, we also understand that the busy lake season is right around the corner and many of you are getting the boat ready to hit the water. With that in mind, this week’s installment of electric safety tips is geared towards boat owners and operators. We are passing these along from the Electric Safety Foundation International (, keep them in mind as you hit the water in your boat.

Your friends at the Grand River Dam Authority want you to stay safe on and in the water. For more helpful tips, visit

 GRDA is Oklahoma’s largest public power 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.