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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

Maiwa Khola

Taplejung

  • Upper Maiwa HPP
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Projects

Budum Khola

Solukhumbu

  • Budum HEP
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1

Projects

Nimrung Khola

Gorkha

  • NImrung Khola HEP
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1

Projects

Nyamya Masai Khola

Sindhupalchok

  • Upper Brahmayeni HEP
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1

Projects

Suti Khola

Manang

  • Suti Khola Hydropower Project
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1

Projects

Bhalaudi Khola

Kaski

  • Bhalaudi Khola HEP
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1

Projects

Sipa Khola

Sindhupalchok

  • Sipa Khola HEP
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1

Projects

Trishuli Khola

Rasuwa

  • Trishuli Khola
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1

Projects

Manahari Khola

Makawanpur

  • Manahari Khola HEP
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Projects

Kuwadi Khola

Bajura,Humla,Nawalparasi_E,Tanahu

  • Kuwadi Khola Hydropower Project
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Projects

Kyadusyo Khola

Kaski

  • Kyadusyo Khola Small HEP
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Projects

Rugru Gad

Darchula

  • Rugrugad Small HEP

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
mai khola

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
mai khola

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