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Irrigation Agency



1. The history of irrigation organization

  • Ming and Qing Dynasties

Private irrigation channels were established, privately operated irrigation facilities were available to trade freely

  • The era of Japanese occupation (1944 and earlier)
  • 1901 established "Public irrigation channels"
  • 1908 established "Government-owned irrigation channels”
  • 1922 reorganized into "Irrigation Cooperatives"
  • After Restoration (1945 and after)
  • 1945 reorganized as " Irrigation Coordination Associations"
  • 1948 reorganized as "Irrigation Committees"
  • 1956 reorganized as "Irrigation Associations"
  • 2020 reorganized as "Management Offices"

2. Approval and establishment

The Council of Agriculture under the Executive Yuan set up the Irrigation Agency to be in charge of irrigation operations. In accordance with a letter issued on August 7, 2020 by the Executive Yuan, the "Provisional Organization Regulations of the Irrigation Agency, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan" came into force on October 1, 2020.

On August 12, 2020, the Council of Agriculture adopted and issued the Provisional Organization Regulations of the Irrigation Agency, which was implemented from October 1, 2020.