Revitalizing Baco-Bucayao River Irrigation System (RIS) Dam through Sustainable Desilting Initiatives

Oriental Mindoro - To guarantee the uninterrupted delivery of irrigation services to the farmer and to make necessary preparations for the upcoming Dry Cropping Season of CY 2024, the Baco-Bucayao RIS (BBRIS) under the initiative of the NIA Mindoro Oriental-Marinduque-Romblon (MOMARO) Irrigation Management Office (IMO) Division Manager Gerardo R. Perez and BBRIS Operations Chief Maria Victoria O. Malenab, conducted its desilting activities. These were also aligned with the directives of the Regional Manager Ronilio M. Cervantes to mitigate the potential impact of El Niño on the irrigation system of NIA.

Moreover, NIA MOMARO IMO continues to exert its utmost dedication and leverage all available resources to promptly reinstate the operational status of the system.