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Notice of Public Meeting

The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM via Cisco Webex for the commercial application in the name of Water’s Edge OK, LLC. The purpose of this meeting is to obtain public comments regarding permitting the...

GRDA Police remind visitors to boat and float safe, smart and sober

Whether your July 4 weekend plans are to head to Grand Lake, Lake Hudson or the Illinois River, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is reminding you to boat and float, safe, smart and sober. While visitors are encourage to practice safe social distancing,...

GRDA Police remind boaters of special July 4 Duck Creek rules

As the busy July 4 holiday approaches, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is reminding Grand Lake visitors of the special Duck Creek rules in place for the holiday weekend. Not only are these rules in place to help promote safe outings on one of the...

GRDA encourages area residents to be Guardians of the Grand

  The Grand River Dam Authority’s Ecosystems and Watershed Management Department is excited to introduce the Guard the Grand Watershed Conservation Program. Through several workshops, planned for July and August, it will be rolling out the program to the public....

GRDA offering free workshops for educators in watershed

The Grand River Dam Authority is hosting two one-day workshops for teachers in the Grand Lake watershed on Monday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 22 at the Ecosystems and Education Center in Langley. The main audience for the workshops is fourth grade teachers; however,...

Notice to the Public

Please take notice that The Grand River Dam Authority has received an application for a private dock requiring directional bearing. Such directional bearing relates to a dock application for a private dock which if approved shall extend 107 feet across a...

Grand River Dam Authority Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 10 AM on Monday, June 8: Grand Lake elevation was 744.83 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) east spillway gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 89 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the...

Thunder Races Close Part of Wolf Creek

The Grand River Dam Authority Police Department will be closing portions of the Wolf Creek arm of Grand Lake, as well as the Wolf Creek boat ramp during the 8th annual Thunder on Wolf Creek racing event held by the Oklahoma Boat Racing Association that will occur June...

Grand River Dam Authority Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 1 PM on Thursday, June 4: Grand Lake elevation was 745.15 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) east spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 4,380 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Five (5) units were...

GRDA opens registration period for controlled fall hunts

As it opens up some of its Ottawa County property for controlled hunts this coming fall, the Grand River Dam Authority is announcing that the public can now register for those hunts online. That registration period will run from June 1 through July 31. Prospective...

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Did you know Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has proclaimed July as Oklahoma Lakes Appreciation Month?
GRDA is proud to join the Governor and the North American Lake Management Society in recognizing the important role lakes play in our everyday lives. https://t.co/uzwtQqhcqh
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