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


After a week-long celebration and participation in sports competition held in NIA Central Office during the June 20 - 24, 2016, 53rd anniversary of the agency, NIA Region 3 likewise spent a precious time to conduct its own celebration.

     In the wee hours, concerned employees assigned for the preparation of the activity jointly exerted effort to patch up what are the necessities for the event. Early morning sweat flowed in the faces of personnel assigned in the physical preparation at the covered... read more


     Vizal San Pablo Irrigators Association, Inc. is located at Vizal San Pablo, Candaba, Pampanga, more or less 70 kilometers North of Manila. 

     It was organized on April 21, 1989 by selected Farmers under Farmer Irrigators Organizing Project (FIOP) having 205.86 hectares, 138 members, 6.760 kilometers length of canal and 8 Turn-out Service Area (TSA) or BSM (Buketeng Samahan), each TSA / BSM has five elected officers (Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor) who were in... read more

 Series of farmers’ forum and meeting were conducted by TARZAM IMO Staff as mean of consultation and orientation in relation to the earlier proclamation regarding the “No ISF Policy” of the new administration.  The policy shall greatly affect the operation of NIA and will provide tantamount inconvenience among its farmer clientele in relation to operation and maintenance of irrigation systems.

     Recently, in a meeting conducted by the TARZAM IMO Staff, the OIC of Zambales Satellite office, Engr. Feliciano A. Gaspar presented and... read more


 “Planting trees, I myself thought for a long time, was a feel-good thing, a nice but feeble response to our litany of modern-day environmental problems. In the last few years, though, as I have read many dozens of articles and books and interviewed scientists here and abroad, my thinking on the issue has changed. Planting trees may be the single most important ecotechnology that we have to put the broken pieces of our planet back together.” - Jim Robbins

     Indeed, trees have been a part of the earth even before the... read more

The Zambales Federation of IA represented by its president , Mr. Daniel A. Villanueva enters into Memorandum of Agreement with the National Irrigation Administration represented by Tarzam IMO Manager, Engr. Lauro E. Ballesteros ,  regarding the acquisition of twelve (12) units water pumps intended for Tapuac PIP,  after the Tapuac Farmers Association waived their intention to acquire those pump units. 

     It was a blessing in disguise when the eight (8) Irrigators associations of the Zambales Provincial Federation of... read more