Fri, 11/25/2016 - 07:05

Commercial Counselor Jin Yuan and Second Secretary Yang Ming from the Chinese Embassy here in the Philippines meet NIA’s top management headed by NIA Administrator Florencio F. Padernal, November 3, at the NIA Conference Room, Quezon City.

The meeting was primarily to discuss a smooth future cooperation for country’s irrigation sector. “We are glad that the Philippine President Duterte had a very successful state visit in China” Counselor Yuan said. Following the recent state visit of... Read More

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 06:58

Scarce water supply, disorganized water system, uncooperative members to failure of management. These kind of scenario picture how the Peñaranda Irrigators Association, Inc. IPIA) of UPRIIS struggled to survive.

With its pump irrigation system, larning from mistakes transformed them to be a model of Irrigators Association today. It gave them the opportunity to build their resilency to bounce back and find new ways and means to recover from their losses.

A NOT SO GOOD START

Under the supervision and... Read More

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 22:09

The Nueva Ecija  Water Summit held on October 15 at the Nueva Ecija Convention Center  highlighted the mitigation and  intervention programs  on  the onset of   El Niño phenomenon  this last quarter of the year.

The summit  is a joint collaboration of  the National Irrigation Administration -Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation System (NIA-UPRIIS) and the Nueva Ecija Provincial Government (NEPG) as it urged the farmers to  work together  in  practicing  the smart  conservation and utilization of irrigation water and re-use waters, dry... Read More

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 15:00

 

 

NIA-UPRIIS has been selected to be the pilot site on the use of coconet and vetiver in the construction of irrigation systems in the country.

Through the project , it will expand the use of bio-engineering in the construction of irrigation systems and even on roads.   The shift  from the use of concrete to coconet in lining the irrigation canals involves slope stabilization, soil conditioning, soil erosion prevention and hydroseeding plus it entails lesser cost to the government.  It will also encourage the development of local coco coir industry that... Read More

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:24

NIA Administrator Engr. Florencio F. Padernal designated a new Department Manager for UPRIIS last January 7, 2016.

He is Engr. Florentino R. David, who, prior to his appointment was the Regional Irrigation Manager of NIA-Region IV-B in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

The appointment of Engr. David follows the brief stint of Engr. Rosalinda B. Bote who acted as Officer-in-Charge of the office after the retirement of former Department Manager, Engr. Reynaldo D. Puno on November 19, 2015.

As Department Manager, Engr.... Read More