January 30 - 31, 2019, The National Irrigation Administration Region 3, conducted a distinguished and peculiar seminar to its young engineers. A training aimed to help them establish paths for future success in the field of engineering by listening to the experiences shared by senior engineers who have been also tracked the boulevard of being neophytes before finally become successful in the field.

The experiences shared by each speaker are divergent yet idealistic. No one started from the top. No one instantly became a boss.... read more

Conquering the heat of the incoming summer, the NIA Region 3 key staff under the leadership of Manager Josephine B. Salazar conducted its Review and Planning Workshop in Newtown Plaza Hotel in Baguio City on January 10 to 12, 2019.

The Regional Manager imparted the messages and marching orders of the NIA Administrator Gen Ricardo R Visaya relative with the project implementation of the agency. Included is the methodology of using the CCTVs and drones in monitoring of dams and other irrigation facilities. Likewise, the possibility of... read more

The Bulacan-Aurora-Nueva Ecija IMO distributed initial of 26 units Centrifugal pumps to farmers of Congressional District 3 of the Province of Bulacan composed of the municipalities of Angat, Norzagaray, San Rafael, San Ildefonso, Dona Remedios Trinidad and San Miguel.

The awarding of the pumps was conducted on November 12, 2018 at HAFEI Building, Galas, San Rafael, Bulacan which was participated by 125 farmers from around District 3. Certificate of awards was given to all lucky beneficiaries by both the NIA and the Office of... read more

The NIA Region 3 on its own simple way celebrated the Emerald or 55th year anniversary of the National Irrigation Administration. The event was composed of Awarding, Cheers and Presentations competitions and Team Building. Emerald is known to its green brilliant color, like the celebration which was filled with brilliant ideas in creating cheers and choreographies for presentations in aspiration to bring home the bacon and be addressed to be the... read more

Amidst the heavy and occasional rain showers, 230 men and women of NIA Region 3 with 50 employees from the Central Office and 20 Irrigators Association Officers jointly planted 3,500 assorted seedlings of mahogany, narra and mangium tree in the sloping area of mountainous Barangay Nabuklod, Floridablanca, Pampanga. There were also 30 uniformed men from the 48th Infantry Battalion headed by LTCOL ArnelCabungon who likewise planted trees in watershed area of 20,000 square meters, the group also provide security for the planters.

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The 990,37 Million Bulo Small Reservoir Irrigation Project located in Barangay Kalawakan, Municipality of Dona Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan was broken its ground on April 30, 2018 by selected officials from Local Government Units and other government agencies.

The groundbreaking ceremony was led by the National Irrigation Administration Administrator, Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret) as Guest of Honor and the Guest Speaker of the occasion was the mother of the 3rd District of Bulacan, Honorable Congresswoman Lorna C. Silverio.

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Three months before the creation of National Irrigation Administration under Presidential Decree No. 552, a baby girl was born in Cabanatuan City. The proud parent named the new born Josephine.

The baby turned to be child and a lady after many years and became a professional Civil Engineer. National Irrigation Administration adopted Josephine and later became NIA Region 3 Manager.

Without her knowledge, the NIA Regional Office staff with the support of all Division Managers region wide prepared a simple celebration for... read more

Lastly, with the combined effort of the NIA – TARZAM IMO,  Balog-balog Multi Purpose Project Phase II and the ever supportive key staff of the Regional Office, the Stakeholders Forum in the province of Tarlac was conducted in Westwood Farm Events and Accommodation, Barangay Care, Tarlac City.

The event was attended by not less than 100 farmer beneficiaries of TARZAM IMO and potential beneficiaries of the on-going BBMP Dam. Though, majority of the Tarlac politicians did not made it to... read more

In the western most part of Central Luzon, along the shore of the West Philippine Sea, the NIA Region 3 Stakeholders Forum was conducted in the Province of Zambales.

Just like the other forums conducted, the event was smoothly commenced for a job well done to all concerned NIA region 3 key officials assigned for the implementation of the Stakeholders Forum headed by the untiring beautiful Regional Manager, JOSEPHINE B. SALAZAR.

Five forums conducted in the period of two (2) months is not an easy task. Preparation and... read more

Like the forum conducted in the province of Pampanga, Bulacan Stakeholders’ forum was likewise attended by the Big Bosses of the NIA.

The event was conducted on February 15, 2018 after the day of Hearts and before the celebration of the Chinese New Year at the NIA Region 3 Covered Court and Farmers Training Center in Tambubong, San Rafael, Bulacan with nearly 400 participants comprises with farmers and guests from different government offices and representatives from local government units.

The forum was also attended... read more