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Around the watershed

7/29/14

Repaving that was scheduled to begin along the Great Miami River Recreation Trail in Moraine, West Carrollton and Miamisburg has been delayed but is still expected to be complete by the end of August.

7/16/14

Cyclists will soon have a smoother ride along parts of the Great Miami River Recreation Trail. Construction of four sections of the trail is set to begin July 28.

7/14/14

June brought an average of 5.95 inches of precipitation in the Great Miami River Watershed 1.88 inches above normal for the month. The high station was Lockington Dam (9.15 inches), and the low station was Englewood Dam (3.41 inches). As of the end of June, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 22.99 inches of precipitation in 2014 which is 2.73 inches above normal for this point in the year.  

7/14/14

Just a reminder, Montgomery County is replacing the Ridge Avenue Bridge so the Stillwater River Bikeway has a short detour through Triangle Park. Trail users are re-routed along the Great Miami River Bikeway between DeWeese Park and the southern tip of Triangle Park. Construction is expected to be completed by September of 2015.

06/18/14

Great story about the Great Miami River Trail.

5/22/14

MCD dams and levees prevented additional flooding during last night's intense rainfall, which closed parts of I-70 and I-75.

 

Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

The Building Bridges Inc. Blazin' Hot 5K will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon along the Stillwater River and Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. Contact Carolyn Boehmer at 937.654.0910 or cboehmer@mcjohio.org for more information.

The Neighborhood Leadership Institute's Tour de Dayton will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The ride will include parts of the Great Miami and Mad river recreation trails. For more information, contact Rachel Barnett at 937.232.6808 or Tour de Dayton.

The 5K for Kelli will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark and the Stillwater Recreation Trail. Contact Elesha Snyder at 937.219.4657 or 5kforkelli@gmail.com for more information.

The Artemis Center's 2014 Dayton Girls Gone Riding: Cycling to End Domestic Violence will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. along the Great Miami River Recreation Trail. For more information, contact Erin Cole at 937.496.1387 or Artemis Gone Riding.

United Rehabilitation Services URS Rubber Duck Regatta will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 3:30 to 5:30 at RiverScape and the Great Miami River. Contact Ashley Crawford at 937.853.5464 for more information.

                                                                      

The Miamisburg Parks and Recreation 5K Run, Walk, Wag will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon in Miamisburg along the Great Miami River Recreation Trail. For more information, contact Sheila Russell at 937.847.6670 or sheila.russell@cityofmiamisburg.com.

Macedonia Missionary Church's Memorial Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. along the Stillwater Recreation Trail. Contact Ricky Allen at 937.554.2705 for more information.

 

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