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MCD is a Groundwater Guardian Green Site

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Around the watershed

02/08/16

January brought an average of 1.41 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 1.38 inches below the monthly average. The high station was Covington (1.70 inches), while the low station was Franklin (1.05 inches).

01/22/16

Due to weather, the trail closure at Miamisburg is extended through Monday, Jan. 25.

01/22/16

Is precipitation in the Great Miami River Watershed trending up or down?

01/15/16

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.

01/14/16

A section of the Great Miami River Bike Trail in Miamisburg is closed and is set to reopen on Saturday, Jan. 23.

01/13/16

MCD headquarters hits 100-year milestone this month. Find out the history of the building who paid for it and why.

01/11/16

December delivered an average of 4.98 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed 2.12 inches above normal for the month. The high station was Miamisburg (6.08 inches), and the low station was Alcony (3.75 inches). Total precipitation for the year 2015 was 45.26 inches which is 6.21 inches above the annual average for the Great Miami River Watershed.  

01/08/16

Seeing floodwaters surrounding structures like amphitheaters and pavilions or covering bike trails can be disturbing. But park improvements like Founders Point pavilion in the river bottom at RiverScape MetroPark in Dayton and structures under construction at Treasure Island in Troy as well as bike trails along the Great Miami River were designed and built to withstand flooding.

12/30/15

About 3 to 5 inches of rain fell over the Great Miami River Watershed between Dec. 23-29. At the height of the high-water event, the retarding basins behind MCD’s five dams stored a
total of 14.2 billion gallons of water, making this the 32nd largest event in MCD history.

12/29/15
Although the rain may have stopped, MCD staff continues to monitor river levels, taking the necessary steps to keep the protected riverfront cities safe from flooding from the Great Miami River.

12/29/15
Recent National Weather Service (NWS) flood watches and warnings do not apply to the lands protected by the Miami Conservancy District (MCD).

12/18/15
The next meeting of the MCD Board of Directors will be Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

12/16/15
November brought an average of 2.84 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — 0.16 inches below normal for the month. The high station was Miamisburg (4.16 inches), and the low station was Union City (1.80 inches). As of the end of November, the Great Miami River Watershed had received 40.28 inches of precipitation in calendar year 2015, which is 4.09 inches above normal for this point in the calendar year.

11/09/15
Critical information for flood forecasting, riverfront development and more. Know what it is? Find out here.

Upcoming events on MCD-controlled property

Key Sports presents the Valentine's Day Chocolate and Beer 5K & 10K on Saturday, Feb. 13, along the Great Miami River Bike Trail. For more information, contact Anthony Trimble at 937. 776.1977 or keysports.net.

The These Livers Run 4 Boston 4-miler will be held along the Great Miami River Bikeway in Miamisburg on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. Contact Amanda at awehrmeister@sbcglobal.net for more information.

 

The April Fool's Day 5K will be held on Friday, April 1, at 6 p.m. along the Great Miami River Bikeway in Miamisburg. Contact Sheila Russell at  Sheila.russell@cityofmiamisburg.com for more information.

 

St. Vincent DePaul Spring 5K will be held on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to noon along the Great Miami River. Contact Bridget Herzog at 937.270.9952 for more information.

 

 
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