News & Events

November 18, 2022

Job Announcement – MCD is hiring Civil Engineer

Miami Conservancy District (MCD) is seeking a civil engineer to join our team! RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs work associated with civil engineering infrastructure management and project management related to flood protection and outdoor recreation. Plans, analyzes, designs, manages, and inspects projects related to levees, dams, floodwalls, revetments, storm sewers, floodgates, bridges, culverts, and bike trails. Assists with …Read More


November 12, 2022

October precipitation also lower than average

During the month of October an average of 0.89 inches of precipitation was recorded across the Great Miami River Watershed. That is 2.10 inches below the monthly average. The highest amount was recorded in Springfield (1.74 inches) and the lowest amount was recorded at Pleasant Hill (0.48 inches). As of October 31, the Great Miami …Read More


November 3, 2022

MCD seeking consultant for professional services  

The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) is requesting Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) from engineering consulting firms for selecting a firm or firms to perform professional services for specific evaluations, analyses, and/or designs for MCD projects over the next several years. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) describes the types of services that MCD may require and the desired qualifications …Read More


October 17, 2022

Records Commission set for Oct. 25

The Miami Conservancy District Records Commission will meet on October 25, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at MCD Headquarters, 38 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, OH 45402.


October 11, 2022

September rain amounts not unusual, but 2022 still wetter than average

September brought an average of 3.31 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed which is only 0.15 inches above the monthly average. The highest amount was recorded at the monitoring station in Middletown (6.97 inches) and the lowest amount was recorded in Arcanum (1.02 inches). As of September 30, the Great Miami River …Read More


September 14, 2022

Rainfall for August was below average, but 2022 is still tracking above

August delivered an average of 2.62 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed ― that is 0.58 inches below the monthly average. The highest amount was recorded at the monitoring station in Springfield (4.50 inches), and the lowest amount was recorded in West Milton (0.70 inches). As of August 31, 2022, the Great …Read More


September 14, 2022

Directors to meet September 22

The Board of Directors of The Miami Conservancy District and its Subdistricts will hold its regular meeting on September 22, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at the Miami Conservancy District located at 38 East Monument Avenue, Dayton, OH 45402. The regular meeting will be preceded by a work session at noon.


September 9, 2022

MCD is seeking project bids

Sealed proposals will be received at the office of The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) 38 East Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45402-1265 until 2:00 PM local time, Friday, September 30, 2022, for Contract No. 2022-009C, Lockington Dam Left Wall Drain System and Concrete Repair-Phase 1 project in Washington Township, Shelby County, Ohio.  Bids must be submitted …Read More


August 9, 2022

July was wetter than average

The month of July brought an average of 5.79 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed in southwest Ohio. That is 1.55 inches above the monthly average. The highest amount – 8.06 inches – was recorded at the Miami Conservancy District’s monitoring station at Alcony and the lowest amount – 3.49 inches – …Read More


August 3, 2022

MCD’s volunteer of 51 years retiring at age 96, son to carry on legacy

For 51 years, Dorothy Stebbins has measured precipitation (rain, snow, sleet & hail) 365 days a year for the Miami Conservancy District’s (MCD) Precipitation Observer Network. Dorothy is one of 42 citizen observers that has been a rock star for MCD. Dorothy has faithfully performed this work for the benefit of the region. The data …Read More


July 29, 2022

June was dry, but 2022 still above average

June delivered an average of 3.24 inches to the Great Miami River Watershed ― 1.28 inches below the monthly average. The high station was Springfield North (5.22 inches) and the low station was West Milton (1.83 inches). As of the end of June the Great Miami River Watershed had received 24.24 inches of precipitation in …Read More


July 22, 2022

Job Announcement – Assistant Caretaker

Miami Conservancy District (MCD) is seeking an ambitious and energetic individual to join our team as an Assistant Caretaker! Learn more on our careers page.



June 22, 2022

Job Announcement – Public Relations Manager

MCD is seeking a communications professional who is passionate about communications, public relations, marketing and all communications-adjacent disciplines. This person will serve as the Public Relations Manager delivering both internal and external communications. Learn more on our careers page.  


June 2, 2022

Directors to Meet June 9, 2022

The Board of Directors of The Miami Conservancy District and its Subdistricts will hold its regular meeting on June 9, 2022…(read more)