DA7 turns over P4M worth diversion dam to Guindulman, Bohol farmers

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Created on Thursday, 26 November 2020

Farmers in Guindulman, Bohol now have a reliable and sustainable irrigation water supply.


This after the Department of Agriculture-Central Visayas (DA7) recently turned over the completed diversion dam (DD) to the farmer-beneficiaries of Awihaw, Lombog, Guindulman, Bohol.
Recipient of this P4 million DD project is the Awihaw Lombog Farmers Irrigators Association.
The DD is expected to distribute water supply to around 20 hectares rice land in Awihaw, Barangay Lombog, Guindulman, Bohol.
DA7 Regional Executive Director Atty. Salvador Diputado said that the Awihaw Diversion Dam Project is just one of the 6 ongoing agri-infra projects of Secretary William Dar in Guindulman, Bohol amounting to a total of more than 71 million pesos.
These projects included another construction of diversion dam in different sites, 2 units of Small Water Impounding Project, Solar Powered Irrigation System and Farm-to-Market Road.
The newly turned over diversion dam in Lombog is seen to boost the rice production in the said municipality.
Guindulman Mayor Maria Fe Piezas expressed her gratitude to DA for the said project.
The event was attended by Bohol 3rd District Congressman Kristine Alexie Tutor, 2nd District Congressman Aris Aumentado, Bohol Governor Arthur Yap, representative of former Vice Mayor Lito Dajalos, SB members, barangay officials of Lombog, and Municipal Agriculturist Jeffrey Gulay.###

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