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Nepal’s water schemes in offing for cities and states

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Water Supply (MoWS) has proposed Sustainable Water Supply and Sewerage Management Project to develop an integrated water supply and sewerage management system in the capital cities of all seven provinces and other 30 large cities.
The MoWS proposed to supply high quality drinking water for 24 hours to all the households of the project areas, develop sewerage systems with treatment plans and improve the environment.
Similarly, it has also proposed to implement Greater Pumping and Machinery strengthening Project to develop multistage pumping and other underground water pumping systems, make them sustainable and develop such water supply system with solar energy in the areas that do not have access to the national energy transmission.
Likewise, it has also proposed to provide technical assistance to the industrial areas, hospitals, residential areas, hotels and government and non-government industries for the development of wastage treatment plants and treat their sewerage and wastage before mixing it to the sewerage systems.
The Ministry has proposed to develop infrastructure to process sewerage water from at least 100,000 households in urban areas in its budget for the next fiscal year 2019/20.

Published Date: Saturday, May 18th, 2019 | 07:17 PM

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