In addition to retail fulfillment, manufacturing, industrial operations and agriculture are the markets fueling the growing demand for distribution firms. Natural resources are critical to attracting new industry and growing existing industrial and agricultural operations. The Dayton Region has an abundance of natural resources, including minerals, wildlife, plants and water. Water is the region’s most abundant natural resource, and one which will remain abundant into the future.
Aquifers in Montgomery County
The Dayton Region welcomes water intensive businesses. Montgomery County, where the City of Dayton is located, marks the convergence of the Stillwater River, the Mad River and the Great Miami River. In total, the Dayton Region is home to more than 6,000 miles of rivers and streams. These streams recharge and renew a 1.5 trillion gallon underground aquifer. The abundance of water in and around Dayton has kept the region drought free, making it the ideal place to locate businesses needing water today and in the years to come.