News & Events

September 10, 2019

August precipitation below average

For the second month in a row, the Great Miami River Watershed received below-average precipitation. August brought…(read more)


September 6, 2019

Health and Happiness Walk Oct. 5

Equitas Health Care’s Health and Happiness Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5. The event…(read more)


September 6, 2019

National Protect Your Groundwater Day

We marked national Protect Your Groundwater Day on Sept. 3, but we should all protect our groundwater everyday. Did you know…(read more)






August 12, 2019

MCD Dam Safety Assessments

Property owners and public corporations currently paying a Miami Conservancy District (MCD) Dam Safety Assessment are…(read more)


August 10, 2019

Regional open space plan can help your community plan for the future

By Sarah Hippensteel Hall, Ph.D., manager of watershed partnerships Could your land use plan be holding back your community? It could if you’re not utilizing the regional open space plan to safeguard the aquifer’s groundwater and be prepared for the future. Planning for changing climate This region is averaging about 5 more inches of precipitation …Read More



July 9, 2019

MCD publishes annual report
to the community

The Miami Conservancy District has published its 2019 report to the community. Among the stories in the Deed, a flip-book publication, are:Major investment needed at the dams.Preparing for disasters.Defining the 100-year flood…(read more)




June 3, 2019

Fish and bugs love low dam
modification and removal

What if I told you the Great Miami River in Dayton has some of the healthiest populations of fish and macroinvertebrates (stream bugs) and provides some of the best aquatic habitat in Ohio…(read more)


May 30, 2019

MCD Board of Directors meeting June 20

The Miami Conservancy District Board of Directors will hold its next meeting on Thursday, June 20, at MCD headquarters, 38 E. Monument Ave. in Dayton. The workshop will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by the board meeting at 12:30 p.m.