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The Columbia Resource Conservation District’s Board of Directors meet quarterly on the third Thursday of the month (February, May, August, and November) at the Columbia Canal Company’s office, located at 6770 Ave 7-1/2 in Firebaugh, California.


Please Note: The next CRCD Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 8 a.m.

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The CRCD covers 41,000 rural acres in Madera County, California, and properties within the CRCD’s boundary consists of wetlands and agriculture production, with primary crops being almonds, pistachios, pomegranates, and grapes.


The CRCD provides operation and maintenance services to the operation of the water delivery system associated with a water contract the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) has with the Columbia Canal Company.  CRCD also repairs water delivery equipment and infrastructure during flood events or natural disasters, partnered with the Lower San Joaquin Levee District, San Luis-Delta Mendota Water Authority, San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors, and USBR to share resources, with funding provided by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Columbia Resource Conservation District encompasses approximately 41,000 acres of rural lands in Madera County, primarily growing almonds, pistachios, pomegranates and grapes.
Contact the Columbia Resource Conservation District

Address: 6770 Avenue 7-1/2, Firebaugh, CA 93622

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