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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

mai khola

3

Projects

Junbesi Khola

Solukhumbu

  • Junbeshi Hydropower Project
  • Junbesi Small
  • Upper Junbesi HPP
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3

Projects

Badigad Khola

Achham,Doti,Gulmi,Syangja

  • Badigad Hydropower Project
  • Badigad (Kolti) Hydropower Project
  • Badigad Khola HEP
mai khola

3

Projects

Ruru Bangchu Khola

Kalikot

  • Ruru Banchu - 1 Hydropower Project
  • Ruru Banchu Khola- 2 Hydropower Project
  • Upper Ruru Banchu Khola HEP
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3

Projects

Nyasem Khola

Sindhupalchok

  • Upper Nyasim Khola Hydropower Project
  • Upper Nyasem A HEP
  • Nyasim Hydropower Project
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3

Projects

Lapche Khola

Dolakha

  • Lapche Khola Hydropower Project
  • Upper Lapche Khola Hydropower Power Project
  • Lapche-Tamakoshi HEP
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3

Projects

Nau Gad

Baitadi,Darchula

  • Nau Gad Khola Hydropower Project
  • Naugad HPP
  • Upper Naugad Hydropower Project
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3

Projects

Nadi Khola

Bajhang,Lamjung,Palpa

  • Super Nyadi Hydropower Project
  • Nyadi Khola Hydropower Project
  • Nyadi- Phidi Hydropower Project
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3

Projects

Khorunga Khola

Panchthar,Terhathum

  • Khorunga Khola Hydropower Project
  • Lower Khorunga Hydropower Project
  • Upper Khorunga Hydropower Project
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3

Projects

Raughat Khola

Myagdi

  • Rahughat Hydropower Project
  • Rahughat Mangale Hydropower Project
  • Upper Rahughat Hydropower Project
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3

Projects

Thulo Khola

Achham,Baglung,Baitadi,Bajura,Banke,Dadeldhura,Dhading,Dhankuta,Dolakha,Doti,Gulmi,Kabhrepalanchok,Kailali,Kaski,Kathmandu,Lamjung,Makawanpur,Myagdi,Nawalparasi_E,Nuwakot,Okhaldhunga,Parbat,P

  • Thulo Khola HPP
  • Thulo Khola Hydropower Project
  • Lower Thulo Khola Hydropower Project
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3

Projects

Machha Khola

Gorkha

  • Super Machha Khola HEP
  • Upper Machha Khola HEP
  • Machhe Khola HPP
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3

Projects

Bhurungdi Khola

Kaski,Myagdi,Parbat

  • Upper Bhurundi Khola SHP
  • Bhurundi Khola Small HEP
  • Upper Bhurundi Khola- A Small HEP

Hydropower Projects

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Salubyani Gad Small Hydropower Project

Kalukheti, Bajhang

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 0.233 MW
  • Phase : Application for Generation License
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Bajra Madi Hydropower Project

Kalika, Kaski

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 24.8 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run-0f-River
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Tadi Khola Cascade Hydropower Project

Samundratar, Nuwakot

  • Application Date: 2018-06-13
  • Installed Capacity : 3 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run-of-River, Cascade
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Likhu Khola Hydropower Project

Rawadolu,Khijichandeshwari (Okhaldhunga) Pritee,Kubukasthali (Ramechhap) Goli (Solukhumbu)

Likhu Khola Hydropower Project is a run-of-the-river type scheme located at Rawadolu, Kubu Kasthali, Khiji Kati, Khiji Chandeswori and Preeti VDCs of Okhaldhunga & Ramechhap district of Sagarmatha and Janakpur zones of Central Region of Nepal. The headworks site is located 250m downstream of the confluence of Likhu river and Sapsu khola. The powerhouse is located immediately downstream of the suspension bridge over Likhu Khola at Tosipa village. The approximate distances of powerhouse and headworks of proposed project from Bhandara Bazaar, the nearest Bazaar from the project area, 8 and 12 km respectively.
  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 30 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
  • Type : Run of River
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Nyadi- Phidi Hydropower Project

Bahundada, Lamjung

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 24 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Kaligandaki Gorge Hydropower Project

Narchyang,Dana (Myagdi)

  • Issue Date: 2018-09-20
  • Installed Capacity : 164 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Theule Khola Hydropower Project

Baglung

  • Commercial Operation Date : 2018-07-08
  • Installed Capacity : 1.5 MW
  • Phase : Live
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Kulekhani 3 Hydropower Project

Bhaise (Makawanpur)

  • Issue Date: 2008-03-30
  • Installed Capacity : 14 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Giri Khola Hydropower Project

Haku (Jumla)

  • Installed Capacity : 0.214 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Salleri Chialsa Small Hydropower Project

Haku (Jumla)

  • Issue Date: 2010-07-01
  • Installed Capacity : 0.6 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Upper Khadam Small Hydropower Project

Patigaun (Morang)

  • Issue Date: 2010-09-04
  • Installed Capacity : 0.99 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction
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Lower Modi Khola Hydropower Project

Durlung,Deurali,Ramja,Tilahar (Parbat)

MEL is developing 20 MW Lower Modi Khola Hydroelectric Project, located in Parbat District. The annual generation of energy is 117 GWh. The project is under construction.The Lower Modi Hydroelectric Project (LMHEP) is located in Deopur, Bajung, Tilahar,Durlung and Chuwa Village Development Committee of Parbat District in the Western Development Region of Nepal.
  • Issue Date: 2010-09-06
  • Installed Capacity : 20 MW
  • Phase : Under Construction