May Board of Directors Meeting Cancellation

GRDA would like to notify you that the May 8, 2018, regular meeting of the GRDA Board of Directors, to be held at our Engineering & Technology Center in Tulsa at 10:00 a.m., has been cancelled. Please see the updated GRDA Board of Directors meeting schedule. We look forward to seeing everyone at our Administration Headquarters in Vinita on June 13, 2018.

GRDA opens Ottawa County property to controlled hunts

Langley – The Grand River Dam Authority is announcing that it will once again hold controlled hunts, for the upcoming deer and waterfowl seasons, on its Ottawa County properties along the Neosho River. Those interested in applying for these special draw hunts, can register online at The … More

Staying safe around power lines

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. May is National Electric Safety Month and the Grand River Dam Authority is proud to recognize that by passing along more safety tips to you. This week, those tips from the Electric Safety Foundation International (from are focused on safety around power lines. You do not have to touch a power line to be in danger. High-voltage electricity can jump to anyone who gets too close. It is recommended to stay at least 10 feet away from power lines and their connections. If you will be working around your yard, … More

GRDA’s “Rush For Brush” receives national hydropower award

Washington, D.C. – The Grand River Dam Authority’s innovative “Rush For Brush” program, which has been a key factor in enhancing the fisheries of GRDA lake waters for over a decade, is a 2018 recipient of the National Hydropower Association (NHA) “Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters” award. GRDA Vice President of Ecosystems and Lake Management Dr. Darrell Townsend, accepted the award on behalf of GRDA during the NHA’s “Water Power Week” activities in Washington, D.C. on May 1. According to the NHA, the award is given annually to “recognize projects that have … More