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Water Trail maps
Our area rivers offer a great water playground, but enjoying them safely is the key. Learn about river safety and view maps of area rivers with our Play It Safe! maps.

Request a free water trail map for the Mad, Great Miami and Stillwater rivers!

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Regional Trails Map

Order a Miami Valley Recreational Trails Map, featuring trails in Miami, Montgomery, Greene, Clark and Warren counties.


MCD is a Groundwater Guardian Green Site

Find out how your agency or organization can become a Groundwater Guardian Green Site


MCD is a Certified
Green Business

Around the watershed


On July 29, the Dayton City Commission will consider important changes to its Source Water Protection Plan, the plan that protects the region's drinking water. MCD has written a blogpost about the changes and what's at stake.


June brought an average of 8.16 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 4.09 inches above normal for the month. The high station was Fort Loramie (11.61 inches), and the low station was West Milton (5.60 inches). As of the end of June, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 24.16 inches of precipitation in 2015 which is 3.90 inches above normal for this point in the calendar year.


Warren County residents, bring a sample of your well water to the Test Your Well event on Thursday, September 24th, at Carlisle High School, from 4 to 6 p.m. Your sample will be tested for nitrates, nitrites and iron. Carlisle High School is at 250 Jamaica Road, Carlisle, Ohio 45005. For more information, contact the Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District. More information.


In honor of MCD's 100th anniversary on June 28, we asked several of our partners to help us share what MCD is all about. Watch our new video titled, "That's MCD." And check out the congratulations message from U.S. Representative Mike Turner.

That's MCD video

Congratulations video



MCD's 100th anniversary, testing for toxins, trails news and more in our 2015 edition of The Deed.


As part of The Miami Conservancy District's 100th anniversary year, the organization is rolling out a new logo to emphasize its three missions and is rebranding itself “MCD.” More


Water use declined in the Great Miami River Watershed by 50 percent between 2005 and 2013, which mirrors a national trend. With the dire predictions for water shortages in other parts of th world, this may seem like good news for our region, but there are consequences.


Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

The DRTL Ride for Life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2, from noon to 3 p.m. along the Great Miami River Bikeway. Call Paul Coudron at 937.461.3625 for more information.

The Color Bash 5K will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at Eastwood MetroPark and the Mad River Bikeway. Contact nathan Sinders at 317.373.4080 for more information.

Main Street Piqua presents "Down a River Down a Beer"
Aug. 22 to 24 at Lock Nine Park and the Great Miami River. Contact Lorna Swisher at 937.773.9355 for more information.

The Dayton Cycling Club's Wright Wride Weekend is set for
Aug. 29 and 30
at Eastwood MetroPark, and the Mad River and Great Miami River bikeways. For more information, contact Dwaine Wheeler at 937.626.4455.



MCD Real-Time Data

View real-time precipitation and river stage data.


USGS Real-Time Data

View real-time precipitation and river stage data.

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