June 2016 Board Meeting

The June board meeting will be held on Thursday the 9th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vinita Headquarters Board Room.

GRDA Police shares information, tips to help prevent the “station wagon” effect

“Virtually all CO poisonings are preventable.” With boating season rapidly approaching, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is once again sharing information about carbon monoxide (CO), the “station wagon” effect and the possible dangers it can present to boaters. “It is certainly something boaters need to be aware of,” said GRDA Chief of Law Enforcement/Lake Operations Brian Edwards. “The station wagon effect is essentially when fumes from a boat’s exhaust … More

A home electrical safety check-up …

Power for Progress…A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority Recognizing National Electrical Safety Month May is recognized as National Electrical Safety Month by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). To help promote electrical safety during the month, the Grand River Dam Authority is passing along some important tips from ESFI. This week, in the final installment of our three-part electrical safety series, we wanted to share some tips on how you can give your home an electrical … More

Floodwater release bulletin

At 12PM on Friday, May 20: Grand Lake elevation was 745.14 feet. Daily target elevation for May 20 is 743.27 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) east floodgate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 194 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,020 cfs of water through generation. Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 14,214 cfs. Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 10,661 cfs. Lake … More