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

Christmas Party may be one of the most awaited occasions for the IMO Managers, for it is the time of judgement for the competition on the best maintained canal of the region for the year 2016. It is a way of giving rewards and citations to the effort exerted by the IMOs in the year round maintenance of irrigation canals.     

Division Managers as well as Section Chiefs of the Institutional, Operations and Engineering Sections of all IMOs were invited for them to witness the 2016 best... read more

Computerized Accounting and Payroll System Seminar was held at Sinagtala Resort, Orani, Bataan on October 24 to 28, 2016 participated by NIA Region 3 Accounting personnel in Region and IMO offices. The system is developed by Mr. Rommel T. De Vera who was also the main resource speaker in the 5-day Workshop Seminar.

            This activity was a result of the 5 day seminar for NIA Finance Staff from different regions held at Baguio City last March through the efforts of AFD Managers Rochelle R. Cervantes (Reg. 3) and Grace... read more

Socializing and making friends in the workplace is one of the best ways to increase productivity in the office. Not only does it increase morale in the office, it also allows for the office to work better solving everyday workplace issues.

In order to enhance social relations and define roles within a team, a team building activity is conducted which often involving collaborative tasks. It is distinct from team training, which is designed to improve the efficiency, rather than interpersonal relations. In conducting team... read more

NIA REGION III- Unexpectedly, the former 4th District Representative of Negros Occidental and now 1st District House of Representative of Tarlac visited the Angat Afterbay Regulator Dam (Bustos Dam) located in Barangay Tibagan, Bustos, Bulacan on September 22, 2016. The widower of the late beauty queen, actress turned into politician Rio Diaz, Congressman Carlos “Charlie” Cojuangco arrived late noon at the perimeter of the Bustos dam to visit the structure and its appurtenant facilities. He was amazed upon... read more