August 2016 Board Meeting

The August board meeting will be held on Thursday the 18th at 10:00 a.m. at the GRDA Ecosystems and Education Center in Langley, Oklahoma.

GRDA joins with other utilities in sharing “Pokémon Go” safety message

Vinita – While the “Pokémon Go” game continues to capture the interest of people all across the country, the Grand River Dam Authority is joining with other electric utilities in offering a simple safety reminder. “We just want to remind people to stay clear of substations, generating facilities, power lines and any other areas where fencing and signage are in place to keep you safe and separated from the potential dangers of high voltage electricity, high waters or other hazards,” said GRDA Corporate Communications Director Justin Alberty. “Good luck catching them … More

Back to school with electrical safety

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority It’s back to school time across Oklahoma and that means thousands of parents and students alike have shifted out of their summer mode and back into more of a structured routine. Of course, as everyone is getting back to the routine and back to the books, it can also be a great time to revisit some important safety tips. Whether your child is in kindergarten, college or somewhere in between, GRDA wants them to be safe this semester. So, with that in mind, we are sharing some important “back to school” electric safety tips. • Setting … More

GRDA Police encouraging safe outings on the lakes and river during July 4 holiday

Reminder: special boating rules in Duck Creek, Woodard Hollow The Duck Creek rules are as follows: • All watercraft wider than 8.5 feet shall operate at “idle” and avoid producing a wake at all times in Duck Creek. (If the vessel is wider than 8.5 ft. Duck Creek is no wake for the vessel at all times regardless of length). • All watercraft longer than 30 feet shall operate at “idle” and avoid producing a wake at all times in Duck Creek. (If the vessel is longer than 30 ft., Duck Creek is no wake for the vessel at all times regardless of width). • All watercraft smaller than both measurements listed above may operate on plane not to exceed 30 mph in … More