The National Irrigation Commission Ltd. (N.I.C.) which is an agency within the Ministry of Agriculture was established in 1986 and became operational in May 1987 with the following stipulated objectives:
To manage, operate, maintain and expand such existing and future irrigation schemes and systems as may now or hereafter be established by the Government of Jamaica or by any Department or agency. – To fix and collect the rates or charges & to be paid for the use of such water.
The NIC maintains an island wide presence through our six (6) District Offices located in key irrigation areas.