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Communication Facilities

Irosin has one FM Radio Station the Radyo Natin-FM Station a satellite fed station of the Manila Broadcasting Corporation. A Cable-TV operated by EFG-CATV provides cable connections to household subscribers making available to viewers television programs from various channels both local and foreign. Telecommunication services are also available in Irosin. A local telephone company provides landline connections to residential, commercial and institutional establishments enabling access to local, domestic and international calls as well as Internet utilization. The town is also a host to three cell sites operated by SMART, Globe Telecom and Sun Cellular making cellular phone and wireless Internet as the most effective, affordable and accessible means of telecommunication continue reading : Communication Facilities

Transport Facilities

The central location of Irosin in the Sorsogon province made the town a catchment area and a host to several public and private institutions catering to a number of barangays of at least 5 adjoining towns of the province. The town also is a convergence area of economic activities of the towns of Bulan, Bulusan, Juban, Matnog and Sta Magdalena. The mode of transportation in the inter-barangay mobility of people and products are mainly tricycles, jeepneys and trucks except for Cawayan – a barangay situated in the highland with no road serviceable to motorized vehicles. Tricycles are the most common mode of public transportation in the town proper. A road continue reading : Transport Facilities

Electric Power Supply

Electricity in the municipality is distributed to the 28 barangays of the municipality through the Sorsogon Electric Cooperative I (SORECO I), the local electric cooperative servicing the southern part of Sorsogon province. Seventy-nine percent of households in Irosin have electricity. Household connections in rural barangays comprise about 56% of the total connections.

Water Supply

Irosin being located at the foot of the Bulusan Volcano mountain ranges have an abundance of water coming from 45 springs at the mountain slopes moving downstream to the creeks and rivers that converges at the Cadac-an River. The waters are utilized for residential, commercial and agricultural purposes. The volume of water discharges from the different springs supplying potable water to the residents of each barangay differ due to the varying condition of the watershed, water source and the type of water system installed.

Irrigation System

In 2007, there are 7 communal irrigation systems in the municipality: Tabon Tabon CIS, Gulang Gulang CIS, Gabao CIS Buenavista CIS, Burabod-S.J. CIS, Caracdacan CIS, and Carriedo CIS. It has a potential area of coverage of 1,191 hectares, which is 44% of the total area of rice lands. But the actual irrigated area is 839 during dry season and 900 during wet season. Water used for irrigation come from the Cadac-an River, Caracdacan River, Gumapia Spring, Tongdol River, Tuba River, Bagsangan Springs, Bulawan Spring, Milabigan Creek , Binurabudan Spring and other irrigation sources located in rural barangays.