National Irrigation Administration
REGION 5 - BICOL

Panganiban Drive, Naga City


MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

NIA's task is to develop and manage irrigation systems throughout the region. Its mission is "to develop and manage water resources for irrigation and provide necessary services on a sustainable basis consistent with the agricultural development program of the government".

To accomplish its mission, NIA has set the following objectives:

  • to develop and rehabilitate irrigation systems in support of the national food production program
  • to provide adequate level of irrigation service on a sustainable basis in partnership with the farmers
  • to provide technical assistance to institutions in the development of water resources for irrigation
  • to support economic and social growth in the rural areas through irrigation development and management
  • to improve and sustain the operation of the Agency as a corporation and service-oriented agency.

POWERS AND FUNCTIONS

The powers and functions of NIA embodied under RA 3601 and PDs 552 and 1702 are:

  • to investigate, study and develop all available water resources in the country, primarily for irrigation purposes;
  • to plan, design, construct and/or improve all types of irrigation projects and appurtenant structures;
  • to operate, maintain and administer all national irrigation systems (NIS);
  • to supervise the operation, maintenance and repair, or otherwise, administer temporarily all communal and pump irrigation systems constructed, improved and/or repaired wholly or partially with government funds;
  • to delegate the partial or full management of NIS to duly organized cooperatives or associations; and
  • to charge and collect from the beneficiaries of all irrigation systems constructed by or under its administration such fees or administration charges as may be necessary to cover the costs of operation, maintenance and insurance; and to recover the costs of construction within a reasonable period of time to the extent consistent with government policy; to recover funds or portions thereof expended for the construction and/or rehabilitation of communal irrigation systems (CIS) which shall accrue to a special fund for irrigation development.

OFFICERS


Engr. William P. Ragodon

E-mail : niaregion5@hotmail.com
Tel. No. (6354) 473-8967; 473-2882
Fax. No. (6354) 473-2882

PROVINCIAL OFFICE

Provincial /
System Office

Office
Address

Officer
 Albay  Tuburan, Ligao, Albay  Gemeniano V. Panton
 Camarines Norte   Lag-on, Daet, Camarines Norte  Antonio P. Avila, Jr
 Camarines Sur  Panganiban Drive, Naga City  Bertulfo L. De Lima
 Catanduanes  Calatagan, Virac, Catanduanes  Manuel A. Silerio
 Masbate  Nursery Road, Masbate, Masbate  Edwin G. Ramos
 Sorsogon  Buhatan, Sorsogon, Sorsogon  Abelardo F. Ginete



IRRIGATION SYSTEM

Irrigation
System

Office
Address

Officer
 Mahaba-Nasisi- Ogsong -Hibiga RIS  Tuburan, Ligao, Albay  Gemeniano V. Panton
 Daet-Talisay RIS  Lag-on, Daet, Camarines Norte  Rogelio C. King
 Matogdon RIS  Lag-on, Daet, Camarines Norte  Antonio P. Avila, Jr.
 Cagaycay RIS  Sabang, San Jose, Camarines Sur  Homer E. Diokno
 Libmanan-Cabusao PIS  Libmanan, Camarines Sur  Virgilio F. Brusas
 Tigman-Hinagyanan -Inarihan RIS  Sta. Lucia, Magarao, Camarines Sur  William P. Ragodon
 Rinconada Integrated Irrigation  Sta. Elena, Iriga City  Gerardo C. Verdeflor
 Pili-San Ramon-San Francisco RIS  San Ramon, Bulan, Sorsogon  Abelardo F. Ginete


You may visit NIA Central Office: http://www.nia.da.gov.ph/


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