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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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Projects

Thosne Khola

Lalitpur

  • Thosne Khola Small Hydropower Project
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Projects

Ludi Khola

Gorkha

  • Ludee Khola Small Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Ribal Khola

Sindhupalchok

  • Ribal Khola Small Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Thali Gad

Darchula

  • Thaligad Small Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Bhalu Khola

Bara,Bardiya,Bhojpur,Chitwan,Dadeldhura,Dailekh,Dang,Dhading,Dhankuta,Dolpa,Doti,Gorkha,Gulmi,Humla,Ilam,Jhapa,Jumla,Kabhrepalanchok,Kailali,Kaski,Khotang,Lalitpur,Makawanpur,Nawalparasi_E,Nu

  • Bhalu Khola Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Tirija Khola

Myagdi

  • Tirija Khola Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Chhilung Khola

Gorkha

  • Chilun Khola Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Saldim Khola

Sankhuwasabha

  • Saldim Khola Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Rapti River

Arghakhanchi,Banke,Dang,Pyuthan

  • Naumure Storage Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Hudi Khola

Gorkha

  • Hudi Khola Small Hydropower Project
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Projects

Dana Khola

Manang

  • Duna Lake Hydroelectric Project
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Projects

Bakang Khola

Sankhuwasabha

  • Bakan Khola Hydroelectric Project

Hydropower Projects

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Mugu Khola HEP

Kimari,Dolphu,Mugu,Pulu (Mugu)

  • Issue Date: 2019-01-21
  • Installed Capacity : 57 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Chuwa Khola HEP

Bargaun,Kharpunath,Thechaya (Humla)

  • Issue Date: 2019-01-18
  • Installed Capacity : 70 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Tarap Khola HEP

Mukot,Lawan (Dolpa)

  • Issue Date: 2018-12-25
  • Installed Capacity : 50 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Bhotekoshi Khola HEP

Chilime,Briddhim,Goljung (Rasuwa)

  • Issue Date: 2018-05-24
  • Installed Capacity : 33.5 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Ikhuwa Khola HEP

Pathibhara,Pawakhola (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2018-04-20
  • Installed Capacity : 30 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Upper Barunkhola HEP

Makalu (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2018-04-08
  • Installed Capacity : 55 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Chunchet Syar Khola HEP

Sirdibas,Chunchet,Bihi (Gorkha)

  • Issue Date: 2018-04-18
  • Installed Capacity : 60 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Karuwa Seti HEP

Machhapuchchhre,Sardikhola (Kaski)

  • Issue Date: 2018-04-08
  • Installed Capacity : 32 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Tom Dogar HEP ( Budhi gandaki)

Bihi (Gorkha)

  • Issue Date: 2018-02-25
  • Installed Capacity : 43.52 MW
  • Phase : Survey License Approved
  • Type : Run-of-the-river
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Dudhkoshi V HEP

Ravi Bhawan, Kathmandu

  • Application Date: 2020-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 102 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
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Manaslu HEP

kathmandu-16, Kathmandu

  • Application Date: 2020-08-31
  • Installed Capacity : 19 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Sangu Khola

Kalingchok, Khupachagu (Dolakha)

  • Issue Date: 2020-01-15
  • Installed Capacity : 5 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run-of-River