About Dixon RCD

The Dixon RCD was originally formed to construct, operate, and maintain the Dixon Drain. The Drain is a 70-mile long system of ditches designed to prevent or alleviate the flooding of agricultural lands.

The Dixon RCD acted as the sponsor and lead agency of the Drain, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service provided cost-sharing funds to farmers for the construction of the Drain.

The Dixon RCD oversees the operation and maintenance of the Dixon Drain, financed by a tax levied on all landowners within the District. The Drain, originally designed to remove only winter water, also collects irrigation tailwater in the spring and summer.

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Dixon RCD Map

Image is a map of Dixon Resource Conservation District, Solano and Yolo Countires, California - January 1993