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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.

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Around the watershed


April delivered an average of 5.12 inches of precipitation in the Great Miami River Watershed, exceeding the monthly normal for April by 1.38 inches. The high station was West Carrollton (6.57 inches), and the low station was Fort Loramie (3.16 inches). As of April 30, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 13.18 inches of precipitation, which is 1.16 inches above normal for

this point in the calendar year.



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.


March brought an average of 3.73 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed, 0.45 inches above normal for the month. The high station was Collinsville (4.49 inches), and the low station was Covington (2.80 inches). As of the end of March, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 8.06 inches of precipitation in 2015, 0.22 inches below normal for this point in the calendar year.


Drive Less Live More is ready for another summer of activities.Check out the events and opportunities to bike, walk carpool or tak the bus instead of always driving.


MCD is recruiting for seasonal staff to mow grass on river levees and to perform additional maintenance responsiblities.


Although water quality in our rivers and streams has greatly improved over the past few decades, about 40 percent still fail to meet water quality standards. Excess nutrients are a main cause. Read our latest blogpost to learn how the region is working to improve water quality.


Learn more about our region's water through MCD's new blog. Check out our latest post: Pollution shut down Toledo's drinking water -- could it happen here?.


Janet Bly, Miami Conservancy District general manager, was named “Corridor Champion of the Year,” last night by the Ohio’s Great Corridor Association (OGCA).

Beth Whelley has been appointed to the MCD Board of Directors to serve out the term of retired board member, the late Gayle B. Price, Jr.




Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

Girls on the Run 5K will be held Saturday, May 16, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. along the Great Miami River Bike Trail in Dayton. Contact Doris Spaulding at 661.361.4634 for more information.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Great Strides Dayton 5K Walk will be held on Sunday, May 17, from noon to 3 p.m. at Island MetroPark, Willow Wood Shelter, and Stillwater River. Learn more.

The Drive Less Live More River Ride is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 30, along the Great Miami River bike trail in Miamisburg and Franklin. Contact Sheila Russell at 937. 847.6670 for more information.

The Miles for Freedom ride to support Oasis House will be held on Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walk, run, skate or bike along the Mad River and Creekside trails. Contact Gentry Darby at 770.718.8241.

The Miamisburg Triathlon, presented by Speedy Feet, will be held on Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to noon along the Great Miami River Bikeway in Miamisburg. Contact Sheila Russell at 847-6670 for more information.




MCD Real-Time Data

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USGS Real-Time Data

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