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2015 News

3/20/15

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

 
3/17/15
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.
 

3/16/15

Great Miami River cities were dry over the weekend as all five MCD dams held back water until the river could handle it safely. MCD staff closed gates on storm sewers in Troy, West Carrollton, Middletown, and Hamilton. Currently, only Englewood Dam on the Stillwater River remains in storage.

 

3/16/15

In low-lying sections, the Great Miami and Mad River bikeways near downtown Dayton, as well as some areas in Moraine, Miamisburg and Miami Township remain closed today due to high water and/or muddy conditions. Trail users should not attempt to use trails under water due to dangerous currents and other unseen hazards. As the trails dry off, please allow MCD workers time to remove debris and clean off the deposited silt and mud.

 

3/13/15

The Great Miami River Bikeway in Dayton between Deeds Point and Helena St. has reopened following the installation of new railing under State Route 4/Interstate 75.

 

2/17/15

Long-time Miami Conservancy District Board of Directors member, Gayle B. Price, Jr., retired from the board on Monday, Feb. 16 – his 85th birthday.

 

2/17/15

Stories about droughts, water shortages, and aquifers drying up are in the news with regularity these days, especially in places throughout the western United States. What are the chances that our aquifer could run dry?

 

Around the watershed

2/6/15

A local partnership between farmers and wastewater treatment plants to improve water quality is again gaining national attention.

 

2/2/2015

Learn more about our region's water through MCD's new blog. MCD's Water Resources Manager, Mike Ekberg, will cover national studies, MCD studies, and a variety of water-related topics.

 

1/20/15

The Miami Conservancy District celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. But MCD might never have been formed if not for the determination and perseverance of a few men.

 

1/13/15

A year-long study by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) validates the economic potential of the Great Miami River corridor, from bringing more tourists and generating additional small businesses to attracting additional workforce and driving larger businesses to the region.

 
2014 News
 

 

09/24/14

A free Test Your Well Water Fair will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carlisle High School Science Lab, 250 Jamaica Road in Carlisle.

 

09/10/14

Just a reminder, the eighth annual Greene County Test Your Well and Soil event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Xenia High School cafeteria, 303 Kinsey Road in Xenia.

 

8/7/14

MCD has released its new report on water quality and quantity in Great Miami River Watershed.

 

8/6/14

The eighth annual Greene County Test Your Well and Soil event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Xenia High School cafeteria, 303 Kinsey Road in Xenia.

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.

 

02/21/14

All five of The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) dams are storing floodwater this afternoon after snowmelt earlier this week, saturated ground from a long winter, and less than an inch of rain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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