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 reschedules Lake Hudson Rush For Brush

Langley – Severe weather in Oklahoma may have caused the postponement of one of the Grand River Dam Authority’s popular “Rush For Brush” workshops on May 20, but, thanks to a new partnership, a bigger and better event is now in the works for August. On Saturday, August 26, the GRDA Ecosystems Management Department – which has been hosting Rush For Brush artificial … More

Enhancing access at Holway…

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority The Grand River Dam Authority’s current project to upgrade public access areas at the W.R. Holway Reservoir represents a good opportunity to revisit the history, purpose and popularity of this special body of water. Located in the hills southeast of Salina, the reservoir is attached to GRDA’s Salina Pumped Storage Project (SPSP) and was created in 1968 when that facility -- and a 200-foot earth and rock dam across Chimney Rock Hollow -- was completed. It is named for the longtime GRDA … More

GRDA Police Implement Navigation Restrictions for the GLOC Boat Races

Langley - The Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is announcing that temporary boating navigation restrictions will be in place near the Sailboat Bridge area of Grand Lake on Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15. The temporary restrictions will be in place to help accommodate the GLOC Shootout event during those dates. According to GRDA Police, the restrictions will include a posted “No Wake” area for the event that will take place in the main channel of the lake, west of Sailboat Bridge. The restrictions will be in effect during the daytime on both dates and … More