34

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Application for Survey License Projects

29

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Application for Generation License Projects

208

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Under Construction Hydropower Projects

94

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Live Hydropower Projects

289

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No. of Rivers with Hydropower Projects

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About Nepal Water Resource Portal

The Nepal Water Resource Portal provides a complete picture of Nepal’s water resources and its varied uses. It is a database of all major and minor rivers and river basins along with operational, under construction and under survey hydropower projects on these rivers. In addition, the website includes irrigation projects and groundwater level across the country, giving a spatial representation of Nepal’s water resource and its utilities.


The team working on the portal was inspired by the lack of composite information on how water resources are used or at times even exploited. This portal, therefore, provides a tool to analyze water resources and the development of a region. It uses GIS to locate the infrastructure projects on each river, within the administrative boundaries along with the salient features of those projects, bringing to light the developmental trajectory of our rivers.

River with Hydropower Projects

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13

Projects

Seti Khola

Kaski

  • Seti- II Small Hydropower Project
  • Seti Khola Hydropower Project
  • Seti Hydropower Project
  • Setikhola Hydroelectric Project
  • Setikhola Hydroelectric Project
  • Tanahu Hydroelectric Project
  • Seti Khola HPP
  • Super Seti HEP
  • Bajhang Upper Seti HEP
  • Karuwa Seti HEP
  • Phewa Hydropower Project
  • Upper Seti-1 HEP
  • Supreme Middle Seti HEP
mai khola

11

Projects

Mai Khola

Ilam,Mahottari,Sindhuli

  • Mai Khola Hydropower Project
  • Mai Hydropower Project
  • Mai Cascade Hydropower Station
  • Upper Mai C Hydroelectric Project
  • Mai Cascade Hydropower Project
  • Upper Mai Hydroelectric Project
  • Super Mai-A Hydropower Project
  • Mai Beni Hydropower Project
  • Super Mai Khola Cascade Hydropower Project
  • Super Mai Hydropower Project
  • Mai Third HPP
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10

Projects

Trishuli River

Chitwan,Dhading,Gorkha,Makawanpur,Nuwakot,Rasuwa,Tanahu

  • Middle Trishuli Ganga Nadi Hydropower Project
  • Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project
  • Super Trishuli Hydropower Project
  • Devighat Hydropower Station
  • Trishuli Hydropower Station
  • Upper Trishuli 3B Hydropower Project
  • Trishuli Galchhi Hydropower Project
  • Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project
  • Upper Trishuli-2 Hydropower Project
  • Upper Trishuli Khola HPP
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10

Projects

Tamor River

Dhankuta,Panchthar,Sindhuli,Taplejung,Terhathum

  • Tamor Mewa Hydropower Project
  • Middle Tamor Hydropower Project
  • Upper Tamor Hydropower Project
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Ghunsa-Tamor HEP
mai khola

9

Projects

Modi Khola

Kaski,Parbat

  • Upper Modi A Hydropower Project
  • Upper Modi Hydropower Cascade Project
  • Modikhola Hydropower Station
  • Lower Modi 1 Hydropower Project
  • Lower Modi Khola Hydropower Project
  • Middle Modi
  • Lower Modi-II Cascade Hydropower Project
  • Landruk Modi HEP
  • Machhapuchhre Modi HEP
mai khola

8

Projects

Hewa Khola

Panchthar,Sankhuwasabha

  • Hewa A Small Hydroelectric Project
  • Hewa Khola Small Hydropower Project
  • Hewa Khola A Hydropower Project
  • Lower Hewa Hydropower Project
  • Upper Hewa Hydropower Project
  • Super Hewa Hydropower Project
  • Lower Hewa Khola-A HPP
  • Hewa Khola (Chainpur) HEP
mai khola

8

Projects

Kali Gandaki River

Baglung,Chitwan,Gulmi,Mustang,Myagdi,Nawalparasi_E,Palpa,Parbat,Syangja,Tanahu

  • Tanchhahara Small Hydropower Project
  • Kali Gandaki-Kowan Hydropower Project
  • Gulandi Khola Small Hydropower
  • Kaligandaki A Hydropower Station
  • Kaligandaki Upper Hydropower Project
  • Kaligandaki Gorge Hydropower Project
  • Middle Kaligandaki Hydropower Project
  • Tiplyang Kaligandaki HEP
mai khola

8

Projects

Marsyangdi River

Baglung,Chitwan,Gorkha,Lamjung,Manang,Palpa,Tanahu

  • Upper Marsyangdi- 2 Hydropower Project
  • Upper Marsyangdi 1 Hydropower Project
  • Marsyangdi Besi Hydropower Project
  • Lower Manang Marsyangdi Hydropower Project
  • Manang Marsyangdi Hydropower Project
  • Marsyangdi Hydropower Station
  • Middle Marsyangdi Hydropower Station
  • Upper Marsyangdi A
mai khola

8

Projects

Likhu Khola

Nuwakot

  • Likhu -1 Hydropower Project
  • Likhu -2 Hydropower Project
  • Likhu Khola 'A' Hydropower Project
  • Likhu 4 A Cascade Hydroelectric Project
  • Middle Likhu Small Hydroelectric Project
  • Likhu-4 Hydropower Project
  • Lower Likhu Hydropower Project
  • Likhu Khola Hydropower Project
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8

Projects

Kabeli Khola

Panchthar,Taplejung

  • Kabeli B - 1 Hydropower Project
  • Kabeli-A Hydropower Project
  • Super Kabeli Khola HPP
  • Kabeli B1 Cascade HPP
  • Upper Kabeli HPP
  • Upper Kabeli-2 HPP
  • Super Kabeli Khola A
  • Kabeli-3 HEP
mai khola

7

Projects

Madi Khola

Baglung,Bajura,Pyuthan,Rolpa

  • Namarjun Madi Hydropower Project
  • Madi-Bhorletar Hydropower Project
  • Super Madi Hydropower Project
  • Madi Storage Hydroelectric Project
  • Upper Madi Hydropower Project
  • Bajra Madi Hydropower Project
  • Gapuche Madi Nadi HEP
mai khola

7

Projects

Piluwa Khola

Sankhuwasabha

  • Lower Piluwa Hydropower Project
  • Down Piluwa Hydropower Project
  • Upper Piluwa Khola-2 Small Hydropower Project
  • Upper Piluwa Hills Small Hydropower Project
  • Piluwa Khola Small Hydropower Project
  • Upper Piluwa-1
  • Upper Piluwa 3 HPP

Hydropower Projects

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Upper Siwa Khola HPP

Nalbu,Papung (Taplejung)

  • Issue Date: 2017-08-07
  • Installed Capacity : 8.18 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Lower Tawakhola HEP

Paidang,Mehele,Tellok (Taplejung)

  • Issue Date: 2018-02-23
  • Installed Capacity : 7.1 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Shyam Khola HEP

Keemalung,Khartimchcha (Bhojpur)

  • Issue Date: 2018-01-28
  • Installed Capacity : 7.25 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Super Seti HEP

Machhapuchchhre (Kaski)

  • Issue Date: 2018-01-14
  • Installed Capacity : 24 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Rugrugad Small HEP

Khandeswori,Latinath,Sikhar (Darchula)

  • Issue Date: 2018-01-10
  • Installed Capacity : 4.91 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
mai khola

Devdhunga Chaku Khola HEP

Marbin,Fulpingkot (Sindhupalchok)

  • Issue Date: 2018-01-05
  • Installed Capacity : 3.56 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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upper Madame HPP

Namarjung (Kaski)

  • Issue Date: 2017-12-22
  • Installed Capacity : 12.3 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Super Machha Khola HEP

Laprak (Gorkha)

  • Issue Date: 2017-12-15
  • Installed Capacity : 4.6 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Apsuwa I HEP

Makalu,Yafu (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2017-12-14
  • Installed Capacity : 23 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Kyadusyo Khola Small HEP

Parche (Kaski)

  • Issue Date: 2017-12-11
  • Installed Capacity : 4.5 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Sipa Khola HEP

Kunchok,Bhotsipa,Sipa Pokhare (Sindhupalchok)

  • Issue Date: 2017-11-15
  • Installed Capacity : 1.514 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Thulo Khola HPP

Kuinemangale (Myagdi)

  • Issue Date: 2017-11-16
  • Installed Capacity : 4.99 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river