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Water Trail maps
Download maps of the Great Miami, Stillwater, or Mad rivers or use our interactive trip planning map. You can also pick up a free copy of the maps at local park districts and outfitters.


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


Is water in the Great Miami River safe for recreation?


June delivered an average of 2.97 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 1.15 inches below normal for the month. The high station was Covington (4.87 inches), and the low station was Bellefontaine (1.50 inches). As of June 30, the Great Miami River Watershed had received an average of 18.01 inches of precipitation in 2016, 2.67 inches below normal for this point in the calendar year.  


MCD is recruiting for an assistant caretaker as well as a couple of seasonal staff members.


If you own a private well or know someone who does, read this to learn how to keep your drinking water safe.

Reminding people not to dump their motor oil in the sewer seems a lot like reminding people to buckle their seatbelt. By now, you’d think everyone would have heard and taken the message to heart


The next meeting of the MCD Board of Directors is scheduled for September 19.


The Great Miami Watershed Water Trail has been named a National Water Trail System by the Secretary of the Interior—a designation that could lead to more riverfront investment. The water trail includes the Great Miami, Stillwater and Mad rivers and is the only national water trail in Ohio.


We're seeing changes to the normal up-and-down cycle of groundwater in the aquifer in a couple of downtown wells. Read what may be the reason.


Just a reminder, a section of the Mad River Bike Trail in Dayton will be closed for up to 23 months as the city of Dayton replaces the Webster Street Bridge.


Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

Mainstreet Piqua will present "Down the River - Down a Beer" on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Locknine Park. Contact Lorna Swisher at 937.773.9355 for more information.

The 4th Annual 5K for Kelli is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20 along the Stillwater Bike. Contact Elesha Snyder at 937.219.4657 for more information.

The Miamisburg Triathlon will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21. Contact Sheila Russell at 937.219.1271 for more information.

The 6th Annual Bleeding Disorder Awareness 5K will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, along the Great Miami River Bikeway at Rice Field in Miamisburg. Contact Dena Shepard at 937.479.2378 for more information.


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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