MOMARO IMO Successfully Completes Maliwanag Small Irrigation System Dam Repair Project

Oriental Mindoro - In an exceptional display of efficiency of the NIA Mindoro Oriental-Marinduque-Romblon (MOMARO) Irrigation Management Office (IMO), the repair of the Maliwanag Small Irrigation System Dam was successfully completed as early as April 2024.

With a budget of Php 5,034,924.70, the project targeted critical issues in the irrigation system, specifically those arising during El Niño, ensuring improved water distribution within a total operational area of 64.20 hectares. The rapid completion of the project stands as a testament to the dedicated efforts of all involved parties, showcasing the positive outcomes that diligent work can achieve.

Mr. Jimmy M. Tijulan, a respected member of the Maliwanag, Mansalay Irrigators’ Association (MMIA), Inc., expressed heartfelt gratitude to the NIA MIMAROPA for their swift and efficient service. The advanced repair not only mitigates the risk of flooding but also promises a bountiful harvest for the 47 farmer beneficiaries.

This remarkable accomplishment underscores the tangible benefits of proactive action and collaboration within the community. As the repaired irrigation system stands ready to support agricultural endeavors, it symbolizes resilience and progress in the face of challenges.