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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.


National Water Trail
The Great Miami River Watershed Water Trail System is the only nationally designated water trail in Ohio.


Regional Bike 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


Recent erosion in the spillways at California’s Oroville Dam has led to massive evacuations and fears of a dam failure. The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) owns five flood protection dams in the Miami Valley—Germantown, Englewood, Lockington, Taylorsville and Huffman. Could something like what’s happening at Oroville Dam happen here?



Registration is now open for the International Trails Symposium headed to Dayton May 7-10. Early bird registration until March 17 with discounts for Ohio residents.


January delivered an average of 3.46 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 0.77 inches above the monthly average. The high station was West Manchester (4.88 inches), and the low station was Urbana (2.56 inches).


December delivered an average of 2.87 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 0.19 inches below normal for the month. The high station for the month was Springfield North (3.71 inches), and the low station was Union City (1.62 inches). The Great Miami River Watershed received an average of 37.07 inches of precipitation in calendar year 2016 which is 3.22 inches below the 30-year (1981–2010) average of 40.29 inches.


None of us wants to throw thousands of dollars down the drain or put our family’s health at risk. But if you have a septic system and don’t maintain it, you could be doing just that.


Whether you’re looking for restaurants or shops, paddling or cycling, museums or events, you’ll find it along the Great Miami Riverway, the new brand for the river corridor.


Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property
Chocolate and Beer Valentine's Day 5K and 10K on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m. The event is presented by Key Sports.






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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