January Board Meeting

The January board meeting will be held on Tuesday the 8th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vinita Headquarters Board Room.

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 11:30 AM on Tuesday, January 15: Grand Lake elevation was 745.21 feet. Daily target elevation for January 15 is 742 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 8,009 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Five (5) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,574 cfs of water through … More

GRDA’s Eagle Pass

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. All year long, the Grand River Dam Authority’s lakes region is a great place to see all sorts of wildlife and waterfowl. However, this is a yearly reminder that right now is an especially good time to see American Bald Eagles and Golden Eagles below Pensacola Dam, at an area GRDA has designated as “Eagle Pass.”  From mid-December through March, this area below the dam is a haven for the eagles as they hunt for small fish, often snatching them off the surface of the water, or even stealing … More

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At noon on Saturday, January 12: • Grand Lake elevation was 744.98 feet. Daily target elevation for January 12 is 742 feet. • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) main gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 23,451 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. • Five (5) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,442 cfs of water through generation. • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 34,893 cfs. • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 34,177 cfs.   • Lake Hudson elevation … More