News & Events

February 21, 2017

Seasonal Groundskeeper

RESPONSIBILITIES You may be required to operate a large wheeled walk behind mower with a 30-inch mowing deck. The machine weighs approximately 250 pounds, has an 8-horsepower engine and a hand clutch that operates in a forward direction only. It will be necessary to operate this mower at times on steep hillsides. You may be …Read More

February 15, 2017

Could Oroville Dam crisis happen here?

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? It’s possible but not likely. “MCD …Read More

January 12, 2017

December Precipitation

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 …Read More