Water

As Rani Pokhari restoration project nears completion, reconstruction authority are unsure how to replenish the iconic pond

The National Reconstruction Authority has said that nearly 85 percent of the Rani Pokhari restoration work has been completed in the last four years, during which the project witnessed several failed starts, delays and obstructions.

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Groundwater Recharge Begins From Gongabu

Kathmandu, Feb. 22: With the growing urbanisation, the earth surface of the Kathmandu Valley is being haphazardly sealed by cement and concrete which has blocked water from entering inside the land surface.

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मेलम्चीको विकल्पबारे अध्ययन

काठमाडौँ — खानेपानी तथा सरसफाइ मन्त्रालयले मेलम्ची खानेपानी आयोजनाको पानी वितरणमा कुनै गडबढी आएको अवस्थामा त्यसको विकल्पको रूपमा अन्य खोलाबाट दैनिक थप १७ करोड लिटर पानी ल्याउन अध्ययन सुरु गरेको छ ।

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Kathmandu Metropolitan city launches pilot to recharge depleting groundwater https://tkpo.st/2HGg4U0

Mayor says the initiative is a learning opportunity for authorities who plan to implement similar projects in other wards.

The project comes at a time when Kathmandu’s groundwater levels are receding at a rapid rate.

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The Merchants of Thirst

 

KATHMANDU, Nepal — It had been 11 days since a ruptured valve reduced Kupondole district’s pipeline flow to a dribble, and the phones at Pradeep Tamanz’s tanker business wouldn’t stop ringing. A Malaysian embassy residence had run perilously low on water, and the diplomats wanted to shower. They’d pay extra for a swift delivery. A coffee processing plant was on the verge of shutting down production after emptying its storage tank. It, too, would shell out whatever amount of money it would take. Across the neighborhood and other parts of the city, the calls were coming in so feverishly that Sanjay, a tanker driver, jokily wondered if he might get carjacked. “This is like liquid gold,” he said, jabbing at his precious cargo, large amounts of which seeped from every hatch. “Maybe more than gold.”

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