Mr. Saksiri Yoosuk
Director, Regional Irrigation Office





Duties and Responsibility

Responsible Area

Vision / Mission / Core Value

Strategy Map


Responsibility of Regional Irrigation Office 5

          Regional Irrigation Office 5 is responsible for management, operation, controlling and inspecting missions in 6 provinces of the upper north-eastern region for its achievement according to objectives, vision, mission and strategy of the Department. There are 12 agencies under RIO5 as follows: 6 provincial irrigation offices, 4 operation and maintenance projects, 1 construction project and royal development study centre.


Duty and Responsibility

(According to Ministerial Regulation Organizing Royal Irrigation Department B.E.2554 (A.D.2011) 


Regional Irrigation Office 5 shall have the duties as follows:

(1)      Implementation of water management for agriculture, domestic consumption, industry, water transportation, energy, and ecosystem conservation


(2)      Control and construction of small and medium scale irrigation projects, royal projects and other projects as assigned by the Department


(3)      Planning, control, and evaluation of water management


(4)      Operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of irrigation structures; dam safety and appurtenant structures


(5)      Encouragement of farmer participation in water resources management; strengthening of water user organization


(6)      Prevention of damage caused by water


(7)      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


(8)      Controls and supervision of state property land use as responsibility of the Department, irrigation waterway, and asset management of the Department


(9)      Integration of plans and strategies in cooperation with provincial agencies and other related government agencies


(10)  Consulting in operation and maintenance of irrigation structures and transferred tasks


(11)  Cooperation with or supporting the operation of other offices and divisions as assigned by the Department



Regional Irrigation Office 5