NIA Administrator, General Ricardo R. Visaya (Ret.) inspected the on-going construction of the Angat Afterbay Regulator (Bustos Dam) located in Barangay Tibagan, Bustos, Bulacan on June 7, 2017.

The AARD is the largest Rubber dam in the Philippines, which is now under rehabilitation. The scheme of work is consisted with the repair of dam: replacement the rubber gates, which turned brittle due to the test of time; improvement of the downstream apron, training walls and gates and repair and improvement of Main Canals, Laterals and... read more

San Fernando, Pampanga. The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Regional Office 3 with office address at Tambubong, San Rafael, Bulacan conducted the Joint NIA-IA Congress at Bren Z. Guiao Gymnasium, City of San Fernando, Pampanga bears the theme “NIA at MagsasakaMagkatuwangsaSerbisyoTungosaPagbabago”. The occassion took place 5 of April 2017.

Said event was attended by close to 800 farmers coming from the provinces of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Zambales... read more

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.

  • Bo Bennett

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way

  • John C. Maxwell

Facilitated by the Regional IDS Staff, attended by the Provincial President and Vice President of the seven (7) provinces and witnessed by the respective IMO IDS Staff, new set of leaders for RCIA BOT for CY 2017-2021 was elected last February 22, 2017 at Farmers Training... read more

It is the day of lovers. Hearts day as many say, but it is a very important day for the NIA Region 3 Multipurpose Cooperative because it is the day of its birth. The cooperative celebrating 29 years of service to its members. Nearly 300 NIA employees/members attended the celebration in a green shirt provided by the cooperative. Fifty (50) packs of assorted groceries were given away in between the parts of the program.

The celebration has been even more colorful and historical for the Special Guest... read more

During this period of dry months of summer season wherein irrigation water is negligible in most places with no existing irrigation system, pump irrigation is the quickest method of acquiring dependable water supply and of course, is far more reliable.

Installation and distribution of Shallow Tube-well Pumps (STW)  is found to be the more effective and immediate assistance ,  NIA could provide to these farmers who are in dire need of water for their crops.

In between her tight schedules, ... read more

The new NIA Administrator Peter Tiu Lavina introduced Blowing Bubbles as a new way of welcoming the New Year. It was a simultaneous affair of the National Irrigation Administration nationwide to blow bubbles right after the conduct of Flag Raising Ceremony. Its objective is blow away negativities and let it flown by the wind until it finally popped in the midair.

The sun is still yet to shine, but NIA Region 3 employees in chargeof the upcoming affair arrived at the offices’ covered court where the activity is to... read more

As the sun rises on December 22, 2016 cowboys and cowgirls arrive at the perimeter of NIA Region 3 Office, as if there is a battle in the west. Every employee wore gorgeous western attire to attend the 2016 NIA Regionwide Christmas Party.  And take note, even our partner Irrigators Association was also present and celebrated the party.

The occasion started with a mass officiated by Rev. Father Bobby Mariano,  where he gave emphasis the value of giving in his homily. He also praised the NIA for having such a wonderful... read more

After the meetings and visits of the incoming NIA Administrator in the Central Office, Peter Tiu Lavina together with the NIA Officer-in-Charge, Diosdado A. Rosales visited the Office of the Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation System (UPRIIS) in Cabanatuan City then afterwards visited the Pantabangan Dam in the Municipality of Pantabangan in Nueva Ecija. UPRIIS is the second NIA office that the incoming Administrator visited to discuss his plans and programs for the agency.

Along with the OIC Administrator, Mr.... read more

The Civil Service Commission conducted a training/workshop on CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS to officials and employees of NIA Regional Office 3 and Bulacan-Aurora-Nueva Ecija Irrigation Management Office (BANE IMO) on November 29, 2016 at the NIA Region 3 Farmers Training Center, Tambubong, San Rafael, Bulacan.

The facilitator,  Ms. Myza D. Maglaqui, Sr. Human Resources Specialist of the CSC Region 3, discussed the provisions stated in the Republic Act No. 6713  “An Act Establishing a Code of Conduct and... read more

November 21 to 25, 2016 - It was the first assessment of NIA Drupal websites held at the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio City. The seminar attended by NIA Sr. Computer Services Programmers (SCSP) nationwide. Each region presented their websites and discussed the contents of its pages. Ms. Khristalyn E. Marasigan, SCSP of NIA Region 3, presented the website she created and developed. She also added some information and suggestions for the betterment of NIA Information Communication Technology (ICT) like Seminars, IT Staffing... read more

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