Community Irrigation

19 August 2012

MALUNGON, Sarangani (PIA) - A Communal Irrigation System (CIS) worth some P3,932,718 in Barangay Upper Biangan was turned over by the Silway-Buayan Regional Irrigation System/Sarangani Province during a program recently.

The local irrigator's association accepted the project for operation and maintenance from the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

Irrigator's association president Juralde Deposo and village chieftain Reumero Geonson received the project, while Sarangani Governor Migs Dominguez, Board Member Eleanor Saguiguit and Engineer Gina Lozano, acting chief of the office of Silway-Buayan RIS/Sarangani Province, led the turnover ceremony to the recipient barangay (village).

The project is one of the newly completed irrigation projects of the NIA to rehabilitate, restore, and construct various irrigation projects in the country.

The CIS project in Upper Biangan includes the construction of 290-meter lined main canal, and 2,320-meter lined lateral canal.