July 2017 Board Meeting

The July board meeting will be held on Wednesday the 12th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vinita Headquarters Board Room.

GRDA Variance Request from Grand Lake Rule Curve Requirements in 2017

Vinita – The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) is submitting a request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which proposes a temporary variance to rule curve requirements for Grand Lake elevations for the period August 15 through October 31, 2017. If approved by FERC, GRDA would not be required to lower the elevation of Grand Lake from 744 feet to 741 feet during that period. As in prior years, GRDA proposes to institute a slightly modified rule curve … More

Talking about careers at summer camp …

The Grand River Dam Authority was once again proud to play host to dozens of area educators in late June during the annual “summer teacher camps” sponsored by the MidAmerica Industrial Park. Over the course of three days, GRDA’s Energy Control Center was one of the camp destinations and a place for these teachers to learn more about the GRDA career opportunities that could await their students down the road. GRDA used the time to tell the teachers about the latest trends in the electric utility industry and the … More

GRDA reports BGA conditions improving

Langley -- The Grand River Dam Authority is reporting that the most recent results from water sample testing in Grand Lake has shown a significant decrease in levels of blue green algae (BGA) toxins. Those results are from water samples gathered Friday morning (June 23) from the Fly Creek and Highway 85A bridge areas of the lake. Both areas are currently under a BGA advisory. According to the GRDA Ecosystems Management Department, the results demonstrate an improvement in the BGA outbreak, as conditions continue to … More