The practice of lowering Grand Lake to an elevation of 741 in August through October 31 will continue this year despite the efforts of GRDA and many Grand Lake marinas to stop it.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission informed GRDA of their decision this week of their decision. The letter, directed to Dr. Darrell Townsend, GRDA Ecosystems Management Superintendent, states that GRDA did not give FERC the additional information they requested concerning a flood routing study, an environmental report, generation analysis, and a plan for keeping stakeholders informed about the amendment.

Watch for full story here and in Friday’s print edition of the Grove Sun.