July 8, 2020 - 5:43pm

Walk through and inspection of the completed diversion weir and other facilities of the Ambongdolan Communal Irrigation System in Tublay, Benguet was conducted by the farmer-members of the Tagek Kulas Irrigators’ Association, barangay officials together with officials from NIA and DAR before the system turnover on July 3, 2020.

Tublay, Benguet—The National Irrigation Administration-CAR turned over the recently completed Ambongdolan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to the Tagek Kulas Irrigators’ Association of Brgy. Ambongdolan in this town on July 3, 2020, in time for the planting season for rice in the... read more

June 25, 2020 - 6:37pm

Ms. Vicky Cayamso blends well with her fellow workers as she displays her agility in working together with men in the construction of irrigation canal in Brgy. Cayapes, Kapangan, Benguet.

Kapangan, Benguet - At first and even at second glance, many would not be able to recognize that one of the five workers manually mixing concrete for the irrigation canal in Brgy. Cayapes in this town was a woman.

During this time of pandemic due to Covid-19 when a mask covers feminine facial features and a headcover conceals long hair, Ms. Vicky Cayamso blends well with her fellow construction workers as she displays... read more

April 1, 2020 - 4:12pm

The newly concreted canal is part of the Upper Primary Canal of the Abra River Irrigation System (ARIS), whose main canals recently underwent rehabilitation through lining/concreting funded under NIA’s CY 2018 and CY 2019 allocations. The main canals (diversion, upper primary and lower primary canals) of ARIS has a total length of about 28 kilometers.

More than a year ago, Abra’s largest irrigation system belonged to another family as a Communal Irrigation System (CIS)—Abra CIS. With the clamor of its farmer-beneficiaries, it was named anew as Abra River Irrigation System and is now categorized as... read more

March 11, 2020 - 4:46pm

Laya West CIP diversion weir

The National Irrigation Administration-Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (NIA-KIMO) successfully turned over the Laya West Communal Irrigation Project (CIP) to the Jose Anniban Farmers Irrigators Association, Inc. thru a simple turnover ceremony on December 19, 2019.

The Laya West CIP (Phase 1) located at Laya West, Tabuk City, Kalinga is an inter- agency project which was funded under Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program- Irrigation Component (CARP- IC) CY 2019 with a total project cost... read more

March 11, 2020 - 4:41pm

Multi-purpose. Irrigation water from the Tabuk Supply Canal 1 of Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS) in Tabuk City, Kalinga passes through the penstock pipe and turbines of Bulanao Hydroelectric Power Plant (BHEPP) generating about .800 megawatt of power then redirected to the irrigation canal towards the ricefields.

Reduces electricity rates. Improves power quality. Aids distribution utility to comply with energy law.

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