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We protect you and your property from flooding The flood protection system has kept the region safe more than 2,100 times since 1922. Now more than 100 years old, the dams and levees are aging and need maintenance and updating, just like roads or bridges. We calculate flood protection benefits and assessments according to the prope ...

Posted on: Jun 18, 2024
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Family-friendly tournament on the Great Miami River Registration is now open for the 2024 GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge to be held on the Great Miami River from June 15 to July 21. Hosted by the Great Miami Riverway, this family-friendly event is a catch-and-release fishing tournament, where anglers use the iAngler app to reg ...

Posted on: Jun 10, 2024
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The Board of Directors of The Miami Conservancy District and its Subdistricts will hold its regular meeting on June 5, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Miamisburg Civic Center located at 10 North 1st Street in Miamisburg, Ohio. The regular meeting will be preceded by a work session at 9:00 a.m.

Posted on: May 29, 2024
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A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Miami Conservancy District will be held at 1:00 p.m. on May 24, 2024 at the Miamisburg Civic Center, 10 North 1st Street, Miamisburg, Ohio. The purpose of the meeting is to review operational and capital needs of the regional flood protection system, the draft 2023 Annual Report, and the ...

Posted on: May 17, 2024
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New FLOOD HISTORY ART EXHIBIT! From now until August 10 you can view the “Flood of Memories BLENDED Art Exhibit at the Contemporary Dayton art gallery to see never before seen images of the flood blended with images of today. The artist Andy Snow, who helped create the Flood of Memories book with us, has a new art exhibit featuring the ...

Posted on: May 15, 2024
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StreetSpark announces 2024 design (re-posted from the Fitton Center) Hamilton, Ohio – We already knew it was going to be enormous. Now we know exactly what the design for the 2024 StreetSpark mural coming this summer to the flood wall along the Great Miami River across from Spooky Nook will loo ...

Posted on: May 13, 2024
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Greenville, Ohio, May 9, 2024 – The Miami Conservancy District (MCD), in partnership with the Darke County Commissioners, is spearheading a comprehensive initiative to study water resources in Darke County in response to recent concerns about groundwater levels, drought conditions, and a drop in aquifer levels. Through a series of targe ...

Posted on: May 09, 2024
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April delivered an average of 5.82 inches of precipitation to the Great Miami River Watershed — that is 1.55 inches above the monthly average. Floodwaters were stored by the flood protection system during April 2 - 7 and April 11 - 15. As of April 30, the Great Miami River Watershed received a total of 15.72 inches of precipitation in ...

Posted on: May 09, 2024
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To track changes in water availability in the Great Miami River Watershed, the Miami Conservancy District records precipitation, runoff, and groundwater levels to estimate water inflows and outflows for an area of more than 3,630 square miles. The most recent report "Water Quantity Report for the Great Miami River Watershed" has been rele ...

Posted on: May 07, 2024
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Coalition is a partnership of 20 cities, counties, regional agencies, and park districts Dayton, Ohio, April 22, 2024 - The Great Miami Riverway Coalition proudly announces the appointment of Ginger Clark as the new Manager of the Great Miami Riverway, marking a significant stride in regional collaboration. Ginger Clark's arrival marks ...

Posted on: May 03, 2024
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Attention stakeholders: During the last several weeks, as the flood protection benefits and assessments have been updated with new county property values, and there is a better understanding of projected assessment amounts, we are listening to you and hearing your feedback.   A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of the M ...

Posted on: Apr 20, 2024
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Middletown, Ohio, April 18, 2024 – The Miami Conservancy District is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $4 million grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) in partnership with the City of Middletown.  The project will address ongoing erosion of Great Miami riverba ...

Posted on: Apr 18, 2024
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April 8, 2024 - The Miami Conservancy District is pleased to announce office hours in Hamilton for property owners to schedule individual consultations regarding flood protection assessments. Through personalized appointments, community members can gain insights into the flood protection system and understand the readjustment of appraisal ...

Posted on: Apr 15, 2024
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The 7th high water event of the year was recorded April 11-15 when as much as 2.5 inches of rain fell across Miami Valley. By Wednesday evening four of the five Miami Conservancy District dams were storing water that would otherwise pose a flood risk to cities along the Great Miami River. The dams at Germantown, Englewood, Lockington, an ...

Posted on: Apr 15, 2024
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As of April 4, the pool stage has now crested behind all the Miami Conservancy District flood protection dams.    The Englewood Dam pool was the last to crest, and it crested at 8am this morning (that means the amount of stored water behind the dams is starting to lower). As of 10:45am this morning only three of the dams remain in s ...

Posted on: Apr 04, 2024
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As much as 4 inches of rain fell over the previous 48 hours – with more in the forecast for this evening and the overnight hours. Currently, three of the Miami Conservancy District dams are storing water that otherwise would flood cities along the Great Miami River. Riverfront communities are protected from flooding by the Miami Conser ...

Posted on: Apr 04, 2024
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The Troy Open House is rescheduled to April 9, from 4pm to 6pm, due to threat of extreme weather. Please stay safe and we will see you next week in Troy.    About the Open House Community members are encouraged to stop by and learn about the flood protection system.  Property owners who are protected by the system can also find ...

Posted on: Apr 02, 2024
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Legal Notice (below) as posted in newspapers on March 25, 2024 Readjustment of the Appraisal of Benefits webpage OR  Fact Sheet Property Owners: Learn About Your Assessment List of Statutory Exemptions Download a PDF file of the Revised Appraisal Record of Benefits (this does not list the assessments) for each county:  Butl ...

Posted on: Mar 25, 2024
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The Board of Appraisers of The Miami Conservancy District and its Subdistricts will meet on March 21, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place at The Miami Conservancy District located at 38 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, OH 45402.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2024
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The Board of Directors of The Miami Conservancy District and its Subdistricts will hold its regular meeting on March 21, 2024, at 12:00 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 10:00 a.m.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2024