In partnership with the the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC), and the BLGU – San Jose & San Miguel, Banga and BLGU Magsaysay, Polomolok, Mahintana conducted a hydraulic machine orientation on March 27, 2019 at Banga River, Brgy. San Jose, Banga. The activity aims to educate the partners who are willing to adopt the indigenous bamboo dike technology, a technology originating from Brgy. Naci, Surallah. Tribal Leaders Development Foundation Inc. (TLDFI) and Municipality of Surallah were the first developed the design of the drilling machine.
Mahintana partnered with the organizations and adopted the bamboo dike technology and the drilling machine with modifications. During the orientation, the participants were taught the proper usage and maintenance. It was agreed that partner BLGUs who are interested to have the machine shall conduct community consultation first before implementing the bamboo dike establishment.