Electrical Safety Tips For Boaters

Electrical Safety Tips For Boaters

While the Grand River Dam Authority continues to recognize May as National Electric Safety Month, it is also understood that Memorial Day weekend is a good time to think about boating safety. So, in this week’s installment of Power For Progress, we wanted to pass...
Caring For The Waters is the Ongoing Mission of GRDA

Caring For The Waters is the Ongoing Mission of GRDA

First created in 1935 to be a “conservation and reclamation district” for the Grand River, the Grand River Dam Authority has been involved in the protection and preservation of Oklahoma’s natural resources ever since. With the establishment of its Ecosystems...
Pensacola Dam – Celebrating 80 in 2020

Pensacola Dam – Celebrating 80 in 2020

The “official” birthdate occurs sometime later in 2020, but since this year marks the 80th anniversary of Pensacola Dam, we (GRDA) plan to share information all year long about this historic structure and the important role it has played in the development of...
Eagle Watching at Grand Lake – GRDA’s Eagle Pass

Eagle Watching at Grand Lake – GRDA’s Eagle Pass

The eagles have landed. Or at least that is what happens each winter at Eagle Pass, below Pensacola Dam at Oklahoma’s Grand Lake which makes it the perfect place for eagle watching at Grand Lake. [Updated Jan 2020 – Scroll down to learn about eagles...
GRDA – Stay Safe, No Matter The Season

GRDA – Stay Safe, No Matter The Season

Stay safe, no matter the season It may be a little bit early to think about parking the lawnmower for the remainder of the year, but there has been a touch of fall in the air in recent weeks and soon enough, the calendar will make it official. As one season gives way...
Remember To Be Safe Around GRDA Hydro Facilities

Remember To Be Safe Around GRDA Hydro Facilities

A swift water rescue – performed last week by Grand River Dam Authority Police along with members of the Locust Grove and Pryor Fire Departments below Robert S. Kerr Dam – is a good reminder of just how powerful rushing waters can be. That, coupled with the arrival of...
Gathering, Sharing and Researching Grand Lake Water Quality

Gathering, Sharing and Researching Grand Lake Water Quality

With roughly 70,000 surface acres of lake waters under its control, along with the scenic Illinois River, the Grand River Dam Authority is second only to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) in jurisdiction over state waters. Those waters stretch from the far...