The dream of the more than 300 families in Brgy. Sag-on, Miag-ao, Iloilo to have a water system in their village is now a reality. On Friday (September 9, 2016) Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and his wife Cossette led the inauguration of the water system which was funded by the provincial government.
Water Supply Project
Leaders of Indigenous People (IP) community in Calinog, Iloilo are calling on Pres. Rodrigo Duterte to ensure the implementation of the P11.2 billion Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II).
Farmers in Barotac Viejo and Banate will soon have an efficient irrigation system which could eventually improve their agricultural production. Engr. Florencio Colorado of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) yesterday (June 8, 2016) briefed Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. about the status of the ongoing construction of the P993 million Barotac Viejo Small Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP).
ILOILO – Villages in seven towns placed under state of calamity due to El Niño will be the first to avail of the Jetmatic hand pumps from provincial government, according to Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.
About 271 Jetmatic hand pump sets are expected to be distributed to households in severely affected villages in Dueñas, Sta. Barbara, Calinog, Estancia, Dingle, Bingawan and Miagao.
“The distribution will start as soon as the contract is awarded to the most qualified contractor,” announced Defensor in a press conference held at his office on Monday (May 23).
The new general manager of Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) Imelda Magsuci (left) pays a courtesy call to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Monday, March 7, 2016. She was accompanied by MIWD chair Teodoro Robles (right). Defensor challenged Magsuci to find solutions to the current problems hounding the water district.
ILOILO – For the second time, the Ulian Watershed in Lambunao town won the coveted Governor’s Prize on Blue Waters, an award for the most sustainable and well-managed watershed. The Ulian Watershed proved that it has the most effective council in terms of using the ridge to reef and ecosystem-based approach in implementing the integrated water resource management. The members of the Ulian Watershed Management Council received the award during a ceremony held in the Conference Hall of Provincial Capitol on Wednesday.