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NIA planning more hydro, floating solar power projects

MORE floating solar and hydroelectric power projects are being planned at sites to be selected by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

NIA launches construction of P893-M dam in Nueva Ecija

THE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said it launched the construction of the P893-million Balbalungao Earthfill Dam in Lupao, Nueva Ecija.

Why revert NIA from OP to DA

Reverting the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) from the Office of the President (OP) to the Department of Agriculture (DA) is an important matter that may have, inadvertently, slipped out of the agenda for fine-tuning the country’s food security program. Should not the department charged with the production of a water-dependent crop have authority over the agency that ensures that such farms have enough water?

NIA, First Gen to develop hydroelectric power project

THE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lopez-led First Gen Hydro Power Corp. to develop a hydroelectric power project at the Aya Dam in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija.

MWSS, NIA to jointly carry out key projects

THE Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and National Irrigation Administration (NIA) will share resources to better participate in the government’s infrastructure program, MWSS said.

Contract to build Iloilo dam project signed with South Korean company

THE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) on Monday signed a contract with a South Korean builder for the construction of a dam in Iloilo province worth P11.212 billion.