NIA ACIMO TURNS OVER 2 SOLAR POWERED PUMPS TO IAs

Two Solar Powered Pump Irrigation Systems were turned over to the Irrigators’ Associations on November 17, 2021. The first recipient was Gibon Irrigators’ Association at Brgy. Gibon, Nabas, Aklan and PUJAMA Irrigators’ Association, Inc. at Brgy. Mabilo, New Washington, Aklan.

Engr. Lorena B. Sioco, Division Manager of Aklan-Capiz Irrigation Management Office, led the ceremonies and passed the symbolic key of responsibility to the IAs represented by their respective IA Presidents: Mr. Jerome L. Gellang for Gibon IA and Mr. Juaningo B. Bolivar for PUJAMA IA.

NIA Region VI holds Environmental Assessment Training

NIA Regional Office VI conducted an Environmental Assessment (EA) and EA Tools Training on Nov. 11-12, 2021. The training introduced different EA tools that can be applied during the pre-construction, construction, and abandonment phase of project implementation. The EA activities range from more focused and project-specific Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) to Cumulative Impact Assessments to the designated Pollution Control Officers (PCOs) of each IMOs, including PCOs of JRMP II and Regional Office.

NIA-ACIMO Conducted Ambient Air and Noise Sampling Activity

In compliance with the conditions stipulated under the issued Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) No. ECC-R6-1612-0012-5020, the National Irrigation Administration - Aklan-Capiz Irrigation Management Office conducted Air and Noise Sampling Activity last October 26 and 27, 2021, held near the Bayuyan Elementary School located at Brgy. Bayuyan, President Roxas, Capiz, 800-meter away from the proposed Dam axis.

NIA R6 Joins 4th Quarter Nationwide Earthquake Drill

NIA Regional Office VI joined the 4th Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on November 11, 2021 as mandated by OCD Memorandum No. 689 s. 2021.

The Regional Office was joined by the Iloilo-Guimaras Irrigation Management Office (IGIMO) in observance of the NSED 2021. Together, they practiced the "Duck, Cover, Hold" and organized evacuation.

NIA R6 holds 2nd Batch of Technical Writing Workshop

The National Irrigation Administration Region VI conducted the 2nd batch of the 2-day Technical Writing Workshop for Regional Office Employees. The activity was again held at Zuri Hotel and Suites, Mandurriao, Iloilo City on November 9-10, 2021.

The activity was held in compliance with the Memoranda from the office of the Administrator and Manager of the Administrative Department to address the competency gap and to conduct an intervention for improvement of required competency skills.

NIA R6 holds Technical Writing Workshop to Improve Regional Office Staff Competency

On November 4-5, 2021, the National Irrigation Administration Region VI held the first batch of the 2-day workshop for the Regional Office employees to improve their Technical Writing competency.

The activity was held in compliance with the Memoranda from the office of the Administrator and Manager of the Administrative Department to address the competency gap and to conduct an intervention for improvement of required competency skills.

NIA and IA Meet for Improvement of Irrigation Services

To provide sufficient and improved irrigation services to the farmers, the National Irrigation Administration Aklan-Capiz Irrigation Management Office (ACIMO), headed by Engr. Lorena B. Sioco, Division Manager A and Irrigators’ Association of Aklan River Irrigation System (RIS) meet for the NIA-IA Operations & Maintenance (O&M) End Season & Planning Conference in November 5, 2021, at ACIMO, Linabuan Sur, Banga, Aklan.

Conduct of 2-Day Training on Strategic Planning and Policy Setting to Antique IA

The Irrigators’ Associations primarily are organized to effectively manage the operation and maintenance of the Irrigation System after project completion. To achieve a harmonious relationship among members, there must be proper organization management. A Proper delineation of duties and responsibilities as well as the implementation of rules and regulations plays a vital role in achieving the organization’s objectives.

NIA Region VI hold Re-Orientation Seminar for Operations and Maintenance Personnel

NIA Region VI held a 2-day re-orientation seminar for its Operations and Maintenance Personnel from October 28-29, 2021 at the NIA Regional Office VI in Iloilo City. The Operations Section of the Engineering and Operations Division spearheaded the activity.

Regional Manager Engr. Rory F. Avance was the Resource Speaker for the 2-day seminar. RM Avance is a notable resource person of the agency for operations and maintenance matters even before he became the Regional Manager of Region VI.

NIA IMO Consultative Orientation Meeting with the LGU of Sipalay

NIA IMO staff met with Sipalay, Negros Occidental LGU as a Courtesy call with the Sipalay City Mayor, Hon. Ma. Gina M. Lizares.

Attendees of the Consultative/ Orientation Meeting with the LGU of Sipalay on October 27, 2021.

LGU

Raymond Villanueva - City Agriculturist
Lani Yanong - Supervising Agriculturist
Wilma M. Mamigo - ENRO Staff
Renzo D. Villaroel- Staff/ City Engineer's Office
Roanne Baldonado - Staff/ City Budget Office
Ivy Rose B. Avueva - Staff/ City Accounting Office

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