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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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Bhairabkund Small Hydropower Project

Sindhupalchok

  • Commercial Operation Date : 2014-05-16
  • Installed Capacity : 3 MW
  • Phase : Live
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Mailung Khola Hydropower Project

Rasuwa

  • Commercial Operation Date : 2014-03-17
  • Installed Capacity : 5 MW
  • Phase : Live
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Molun Khola Small Hydropower Project

Okhaldhunga

  • Commercial Operation Date : 2018-02-24
  • Installed Capacity : 7 MW
  • Phase : Live
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Dhad Khola Small Hydropower Project

Dharampani, Tanahun

  • Issue Date: 2010-03-10
  • Installed Capacity : 2.720 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Super Hewa Hydropower Project

Jaljala,Siddhapokhari (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Issue Date: 2010-08-29
  • Installed Capacity : 5.0 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Upper Marsyangdi- 2 Hydropower Project

Ghermu,Taghring (Lamjung)

  • Issue Date: 2011-09-12
  • Installed Capacity : 600 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Upper Rahughat Hydropower Project

Chimkhola, Myagdi

  • Issue Date: 2013-06-17
  • Installed Capacity : 48.5 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Jhyaku Khola Hydropower Project

Jhyaku, Dolakha

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 5.243 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Dudhkoshi-2 (Jaleswar) Hydropower Project

Deusa, Solukhumbhu

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 70 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Upper Trishuli-2 Hydropower Project

Haku, Rasuwa

The proposed Upper Trishuli-2 Hydroelectric project of 102 MW capacity is situated 127 km north of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, on the Trishuli River about 950 m downstream of Chilime Powerhouse (22 MW) in the Rasuwa District of Bagmati zone in the Central Development Region of Nepal. Proposed project is a Run-of-River (RoR) scheme aimed at utilizing the design discharge of 110 m3/s to generate average annual hydro-based electric energy of 593 GWh. The catchment area at the proposed intake site is 4064 km2 and the rated head is 99.6 m.
  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 102.0 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Middle Trishuli Ganga Nadi Hydropower Project

Gerkhu, Nuwakot

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 65 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Gandigad Small Hydropower Project

Kolpetara, Baitadi

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 1 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction