Another milestone for NIA Region 3 the rising of another Division Manager to Acting Project Manager of the Balog-Balog Multipurpose Project Phase II in Tarlac City, Tarlac.

For over 4 decades, managers of NIA Region 3 just came and go and no one from amongst its ranking officials were given the opportunity for advancement. It seemed that the skill and capability of Central Luzon Engineers were overlooked by the appointing authorities.

Luckily, a new manager for the region came and upon learning... read more

After the sudden occurrence of rupture in rubber bladder no. 5 of Angat Afterbay Regulator (Bustos) Dam on May 10, 2020, series of meetings via ZOOM Application Google conferencing was hosted by the NIA Region 3 with the management of ITP Construction and officials concerned from the Construction Management Department headed by the NIA Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations Sector C’zar M. Sulaik to discuss the measures to be undertaken to repair/replace the broken rubber gate.

To personally view the damage of the... read more

Untoward incidents may happen in workplaces in unexpected time. Lack of knowledge, training and skills may cause not only harm but inappropriate response and protocol when the need arises.  The front liners in securing the office, properties and personnel must be well trained and equipped to their duties especially during emergencies.  They must be physically and mentally fit to respond to the call of their duty, hence, the Administrative and Finance Division conducted the Training for... read more

For years NIA-CARP IC completed and proposed  projects in Zambales have demonstrated remarkable  performances in terms of institutional and  o and M activities. Two (2) ARISP projects completed in 2011, the Lomboy CIS of Almasin Lomboy IA and the Taposo CIS of Dalig Hobol IA have exhibited great performance in the operation and management of their irrigation system thru  their respective  irrigator Associations.

Just recently, the Dalig Hobol IA of Taposo CIS located in Candelaria, Zambales is chosen as the regional nominee for the... read more

After 3 years of rehabilitation, the Angat Afterbay Regulator Dam or mostly known as Bustos Dam, a run of the river type of dam, located in Tibagan, Bustos, Bulacan is at 98.66% completed where the major scheme of work is the replacement of rubber gates in seven (7) pier measuring 79 meters each laid above a concrete ogee dam measuring at 76.9 meter each pier. The remaining work so far is the installation of sprinkler in the rubber gates.

The removal of the old and brittle rubber gates took a bit too long due to a continuous flow of... read more

There is always a room for improvement, and the ISO Readiness Assessment is one activity that can help NIA Region 3 in trekking its way to improve and be qualified to ISO Certification.

Ms. Amelita Paulate and Ms. Ruthgen Abdula from NIA Central Office facilitated the ISO Readiness Assessment for Region 3. The two gave orientations on the process of audit to be conducted conduct in two days, which includes workplace inspection, audit of all offices (both in BANE IMO and the Regional Office) as well as the Internal Quality Audit Team... read more

Ang  Malibay-Kalawakan Irrigators Association ay ang itinatag na Samahang Magpapatubig ng Bulo Dam sa San Miguel, Bulacan na ginagawang kasalukuyan. Ang pangalan ng samahan ay hango sa kani kanilang mga baranggay na pangunahing makikinabang sa bahagi ng patubi (irrigation component) ng naturang Dam.

Bagama’t may katagalan pa bago matapos ang proyekto, ang samahan ay nagkaroon ng Lakbay Aral sa pamamagitan ng NIA sa ilang mga matatagumpay at mauunlad na IA sa Zaragosa, Nueva Ecija upang makakuha o matuto ng mga pamamaraan kung paano... read more

The entire Central Luzon was shaken by   a magnitude 6.1 tectonic earthquake on April 22, 2019 with its epicenter located in the mountains between the provinces of Pampanga and Zambales.

Unfortunately, there are several towns in both provinces that are underlain by soft sediment due to the 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, which deposited lahar in parts of Pampanga and made the area prone to strong shaking and softer soil. The reason why the Municipality of Porac in Pampanga was most affected and the shaking is amplified resulting to... read more

After the Managers Conference hosted by the NIA Region 3 in Candelaria, Zambales, Regional Manager Josephine B. Salazar called a successive Agency Performance Rating Conference for the Regions’ 3 Irrigation Management Offices to evaluate each performances.

This is in preparation for the submission of the Office Performance Rating to the Central Office as required by the Government Commission on Government Owned and Controlled Corporations (GCG) as partly basis for the payment of the Performance Based Bonus of the current year.

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