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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
  • Tanahu Hydroelectric Project
  • Super Seti HEP
  • Bajhang Upper Seti HEP
  • Phewa Hydropower Project
  • Upper Seti-1 HEP
  • Supreme Middle Seti HEP
  • Karuwa Seti HEP
  • Seti Khola HPP
  • Setikhola Hydroelectric Project
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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
  • Mai Beni Hydropower Project
  • Super Mai Hydropower Project
  • Mai Third HPP
  • Super Mai Khola Cascade Hydropower Project
  • Super Mai-A Hydropower Project
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10

Projects

Trishuli River

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

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

Projects

Tamor River

Dhankuta,Panchthar,Sindhuli,Taplejung,Terhathum

  • Middle Tamor Hydropower Project
  • Upper Tamor Hydropower Project
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Tamor Storage
  • Ghunsa-Tamor HEP
  • Tamor Mewa Hydropower Project
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
  • Machhapuchhre Modi HEP
  • Landruk Modi HEP
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8

Projects

Hewa Khola

Panchthar,Sankhuwasabha

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

8

Projects

Kali Gandaki River

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

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

  • Super Kabeli Khola HPP
  • Upper Kabeli HPP
  • Upper Kabeli-2 HPP
  • Super Kabeli Khola A
  • Kabeli-3 HEP
  • Kabeli B - 1 Hydropower Project
  • Kabeli-A Hydropower Project
  • Kabeli B1 Cascade HPP
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7

Projects

Bhotekoshi River

Sindhupalchok,Solukhumbu

  • Madhya Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project
  • Rasuwa Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project
  • Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project
  • Upper Bhotekoshi Hydroelectric Project
  • Botekoshi 5 HEP
  • Bhotekoshi Khola HEP
  • Bhotekoshi V HEP
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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

Hydropower Projects

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Upper Machha Khola HEP

Gorkha

  • Application Date: 2017-03-05
  • Installed Capacity : 4.550 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run Of River
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Kabeli B1 Cascade HPP

Ambarpur,Nagi (Panchthar)

  • Application Date: 2019-01-24
  • Installed Capacity : 9.940 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run Of River
mai khola

Upper Daraudi Hydropower Project

Ghyalchok,Simjung,Saurpani (Gorkha)

  • Application Date: 2019-04-03
  • Installed Capacity : 9.200 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run Of River
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Sagu Khola HEP

  • Application Date: 2019-04-11
  • Installed Capacity : 20 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run Of River
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Aayu Malun Khola HEP

Okhaldhunga

  • Application Date: 2019-04-26
  • Installed Capacity : 21 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run Of River
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Landruk Modi HEP

Lumle,Ghandruk,Lwangghale (Kaski)

  • Application Date: 2019-05-20
  • Installed Capacity : 86.590 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run Of River
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Lower Barun Khola HPP

Hatiya (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Application Date: 2019-06-06
  • Installed Capacity : 132 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run Of River
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Uttarganga Storage Hydropower Project

Bowang,Boharagaun,Nisi,Adhikarichaur (Baglung)

  • Application Date: 2019-07-02
  • Installed Capacity : 828 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run Of River
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Upper Balefhi

Golche,Gumba (Sindhupalchok)

  • Issue Date: 2008-06-16
  • Installed Capacity : 46 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Botekoshi 5 HEP

Ramche,Tekanpur,Gati,Barhabise,Maneswor,Mankha (Sindhupalchok)

  • Issue Date: 2012-11-11
  • Installed Capacity : 62 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project

Mudi (Myagdi)

  • Issue Date: 2015-01-18
  • Installed Capacity : 57.3 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Isuwa Khola Hydropower Project

Makalu (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2015-02-16
  • Installed Capacity : 97.2 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run-of-the-river