Mayor Rellon turns over P3.8M irrigation project to Tagum farmers

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Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon has led the turnover of P3.8-million irrigation project to the farmers in the city.

The ceremony held Thursday, August 9, at the Zoological Park in New Balamban was attended by the members of the Mandapaan New Balamban Rice Farmers Association, the beneficiaries.

The construction of the project started last year with the budget coming from the Department of Agriculture Region XI under its Rice Program, the local government said.

Part of the irrigation infrastructure project is the rehabilitation of the existing mini dam and the concreting of a 1-kilometer irrigation canal that will serve to about 15 hectares of rice field in the area.