June 2, 2022 - 11:16am

Concrete lining is currently ongoing along canals of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS), the largest irrigation system in the region. About 3.63 kilometers of main canal and two kilometers along the laterals are targeted to be concrete lined this irrigation cut-off period.

Various improvement and repair activities are currently being implemented this irrigation cut-off at the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS) in Kalinga and Isabela areas as part of the programmed activities this CY 2022.

During this irrigation cut-off at UCRIS, which runs from April 30 to June 30, 2022, about 3.63 kilometers of main... read more

March 31, 2022 - 9:44am

Various stakeout surveys are already being conducted by the NIA together with the farmer-beneficiaries and contractors to identify locations of facilities to be constructed or improved which are programmed within CY 2022 irrigation projects.
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) starts implementation of 202 irrigation projects with a total cost of 1.96 billion pesos all over the region this March.

According to Engr. Benito Espique, Jr., regional manager of NIA-Cordillera Administrative Region, the agency already received most... read more

March 29, 2022 - 1:15pm

Taloy Sur Irrigators’ Association President Elmer Saoyao signs the acceptance certificate for the Model Farm as witnessed by Tuba Mayor Clarita Sal-ongan, NIA-Institutional Development Unit Head Paulita Yagyagan, IA Officer Ignacio Kalinggan and NIA-Benguet Provincial Head Godofredo Velaque during the turnover ceremony in Brgy. Taloy Sur, Tuba, Benguet on March 23, 2022.

TUBA, BENGUET – The Taloy Sur Irrigators’ Association (IA) of Brgy. Taloy Sur is now the owner-operator of a Model Farm after the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) turned over the facility for operation and maintenance in a simple... read more

March 16, 2022 - 5:29pm

The main diversion canal of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS), the largest irrigation system in the region, flows towards the service areas in Kalinga and Isabela. The irrigation system will have its cut-off on April 17, 2022 to June 17, 2022.

Irrigation water cut-off will be implemented in all of the four National Irrigation Systems (NIS) in the region after this dry cropping season.

According to Engr. Benito Espique, Jr. NIA-CAR regional manager, irrigation cut-off at the NISs in CAR will facilitate the implementation of the programmed projects for the repair, restoration and improvement activities to address the wear and... read more