The Acting Regional Manager, Ruby C. Tuan, Jr., conducted a site visit and inspection to the Jicontol Communal Irrigation System (CIS) in Dolores, Eastern Samar on April 22, 2021.
The Jicontol CIS was constructed in 1982 with a total service area of 1,500 hectares. Moreover, the municipality of Dolores is the rice granary of Eastern Samar. However, these are not yet fully irrigated.
Thus, the management will further study possible interventions for the system in the years to come, to attain the highest satisfaction of the farmers. Likewise, to increase the irrigation development in Eastern Samar.