May 2017 Board Meeting

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

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 3:00PM on Thursday, May 25: - Grand Lake elevation was 751.42 feet. Daily target elevation for May 25 is 743.60 feet. - At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) east spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 15,156 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. - Five (5) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,308 cfs of water through generation. - … More

Safety tips for boat owners

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. While the Grand River Dam Authority continues to recognize May as National Electric Safety Month, we also understand that the upcoming Memorial Day weekend is a good time to think about boating safety. So, in this week’s installment, we wanted to pass along some electrical safety tips for boat owners and operators, from the Electric Safety Foundation International (esfi.org). Here are some things to consider as you hit the water this weekend: - Be aware of your surroundings and potential … More

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 9:30AM on Wednesday, May 24: · Grand Lake elevation was 752.60 feet. Daily target elevation for May 24 is 743.53 feet. · At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, six (6) east spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 35,280 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. · Five (5) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,394 cfs of water through generation. · Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 46,674 cfs. · Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 17,300 cfs. · Lake Hudson elevation was 633.82 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet. · At the direction … More