February 2016 Board Meeting

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

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at: Grand River Dam Authority Board Room 226 W. Dwain Willis Ave. Vinita, OK 74301 The purpose of this meeting is to obtain public comments regarding an application to modify docks by the Coves at Bird Island Homeowners Association in Afton, Oklahoma. The applicant proposes to replace and modify an existing dock, add another … More

Rollin’ on the river …

Power for Progress… A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority High waters along the Mississippi River delayed its start for a short time, and then choppy waters, fog and wind made the trip interesting but on Monday, January 25, a barge carrying an important load for the Grand River Dam Authority finally arrived at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa. That load included two generators bound for GRDA’s new Unit 3 combined cycle gas plant, currently under construction at the Grand River Energy Center (GREC), just east of Chouteau, Oklahoma. Those generators – one to be attached to the … More

Floodwater release bulletin

At 10:00AM on Monday, January 4: • Grand Lake elevation was 750.13 feet. Daily target elevation for January 4 is 742 feet. • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main spillway gate and 1 (one) east spillway gate were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 12,689 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,909 cfs of water through generation. • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 26,598 cfs. • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 10,844 cfs. • Lake Hudson elevation was 630.39 … More