Duty and Responsibility


     Regional Irrigation Office 16 shall have the duties as follows:

  • Implementation of water management for agriculture, domestic consumption, industry, water transportation, energy, and ecosystem conservation
  • Control and construction of small and medium scale irrigation projects, royal projects and other projects as assigned by the Department
  • Planning, control, and evaluation of water management
  • Operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of irrigation structures; dam safety and appurtenant structures
  • Encouragement of farmer participation in water resources management; strengthening of water user organization
  • Prevention of damage caused by water
  • Studies and preparation of preliminary report; survey and design for irrigation project and other projects in the river basin area as assigned by the Department
  • Controls and supervision of state property land use as responsibility of the Department, irrigation waterway, and asset management of the Department
  • Integration of plans and strategies in cooperation with provincial agencies and other related government agencies
  • Consulting in operation and maintenance of irrigation structures and transferred tasks
  • Cooperation with or supporting the operation of other offices and divisions as assigned by the Department

Organization Structure of Regional Irrigation Office 16
Organization Structure of Regional Irrigation Office 16 is divided into 1 branch, 4 divisions, 4 Irrigation projects, 2 Operation and Maintenance projects and 1 Construction project as follows:

    • General Administration Branch
    • Engineering Management Division
      • Project Planning Group
      • Design Group
      • Soil Engineering and Geotechnical Group
      • Topographical Survey Branch
      • Dam Safety Management Branch
      • Engineering Inspection and Analysis Branch
    • Operation and Maintenance Division
      • Water Management Planning and Budgeting Branch
      • Water Management Branch
      • Water Use Extension Branch
      • Improvement and Maintenance Planning Branch
      • Road Improvement and Maintenance Branch
      • Water Planning and Problem Solving Branch
    • Operation Division
      • Construction Planning and Budgeting Branch
      • Natural Water Resources Improvement Branch
      • Special Project Branch
    • Mechanical Division
      • Mechanical Engineering Branch
      • Mechanical Operation Branch
      • Earth-Moving Equipment Operation Branch
      • Pumping Operation Branch
      • Communication Branch
    • Provincial Irrigation Office
      • Phatthalung Irrigation Project
      • Songkhla Irrigation Project
      • Trang Irrigation Project
      • Satun Irrigation Project
    • Operation and Maintenance Projects
      • Tha Chiat Operation and Maintenance Project
      • Ranot - Kasaesin Operation and Maintenance Project
    • Construction Project