Press Release



NIA Fast Tracks Rehabilitation of Bustos Dam

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 04:19

 

NIA Central Office – The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has conducted an immediate site inspection and investigation of the reported damage on Rubber Bladder No. 5 of Angat Afterbay Regulator Dam (AARD) located at Barangay Tibagan, Bustos, Bulacan on May 13, 2020 after NIA Regional Office No. III sought technical assistance from NIA Central Office.

The action was taken as a result of a meeting called by Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations Sector C’zar M. Sulaik on May 12, 2020 via Zoom Application, which was attended by the concerned personnel from Engineering Department, Regional Office, and Bulacan-Aurora-Nueva Ecija Irrigation Management Office (BANE IMO).

During the meeting, it was discussed that the rubber materials have passed the testing conducted by Beijing Research and Development Institute (BRDI) on April 24-26, 2017, as requested by the Contractor, ITP Construction, Inc. – Guangxi Hydroelectric Construction Bureau Co., Ltd. Consortium. To ensure the conformity of materials with the NIA Technical specifications, the Agency conducted Pre-Delivery Inspection as part of the Quality Control Program for the Rehabilitation of AARD.

Partnership of NIA and IAs in Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 17:07

 

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and Irrigators Associations (IAs) are one with the nation in fighting Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic. As part of the Agency's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), NIA steps up by conducting various efforts to help our farmers, frontliners, and COVID-affected families through NIA Regional Offices, NIA Employees Association of the Philippines (NIAEASP), and IAs nationwide.

The support and assistance include the provision of relief goods and cash support to IA members, sacks of rice for affected families, and food packs, including fresh farm produce and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), for frontliners on various check points, police stations, hospitals, and quarantine facilities.

NIA Top Management Officials, headed by Administrator Ricardo R Visaya, assure that NIA is doing its best in extending assistance to frontliners and farmers, the backliners of this battle against COVID-19.

Indeed, NIA has proven that helping others in the midst of crisis is the best gift to humanity.

NIA Adapts to COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 19:34

 

To secure the health and safety of its employees during the times of COVID-19 Pandemic, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducts disinfection of service vehicles and thermal scanning for employees.

Upon entering the NIA premises, NIA Medical Team will check on the health status of each employee. After securing medical clearance, employees can now proceed to their respective offices. The management ensures the strict compliance of employees in wearing Personal Protective Equipment while implementing Purged Skeleton Workforce Arrangement.

**For questions and/or clarifications, you may contact:

EDEN VICTORIA C. SELVA
Officer-in-Charge
NIA Public Affairs and Information Staff
E-mail: evcselva2000@yahoo.com
Landline: (02) 8921-3741

NIA Central Office Creates a Task-Force COVID-19

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 13:15

 

Two weeks after the Luzonwide lockdown due to the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) created  a Task Force for the management of Covid-19 within its ranks. The intention of the Task Force is to immediately respond to the needed medical attention of NIA personnel, and ultimately to prevent, contain and mitigate  transmission of the virus within the NIA Central Office.

NIA participates to Task Group on Food and Water Security Meeting

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 21:08

 

Diliman, Quezon City - NIA Administrator Ricardo R Visaya participated to the Task Group on Food and Water Security Meeting of the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), chaired by Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar, on April 24, 2020 at DA - Central Office Conference Room.

**For questions and/or clarifications, you may contact:

EDEN VICTORIA C. SELVA
Officer-in-Charge
NIA Public Affairs and Information Staff
E-mail: evcselva2000@yahoo.com
Landline: (02) 8921-3741

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Partnership of NIA and IAs in Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
NIA Adapts to COVID-19 Pandemic
NIA Central Office Creates a Task-Force COVID-19
NIA participates to Task Group on Food and Water Security Meeting