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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.

Application for Survey License Hydropower Projects

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Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project

Chhinchu,Lekhfarsa,Ramghat (Surkhet)

  • Application Date: 2018-01-10
  • Installed Capacity : 48 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Chilun Khola Hydroelectric Project

Sirdibas (Gorkha)

  • Application Date: 2019-01-22
  • Installed Capacity : 43.2 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Jagdulla-A Hydroelectric Project

Kalika,Narku (Dolpa) Bhagawati Tol (Jajarkot)

  • Application Date: 2019-03-13
  • Installed Capacity : 82.3 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Dudhkoshi Storage Hydroelectric Project

  • Application Date: 2019-03-12
  • Installed Capacity : 35 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Storage
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Lower Nwagad Small Hydropower Project

Guljar,Latinath (Darchula)

  • Application Date: 2015-08-21
  • Installed Capacity : 2 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Syarpu Small Power Project

Bapsekot,Syalaphakha (Rukum)

  • Application Date: 2018-11-01
  • Installed Capacity : 3.3 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Sisuwa Khola Hydroelectric Project

  • Application Date: 2019-01-27
  • Installed Capacity : 4.980 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Bhalu Khola Hydroelectric Project

Sirdibas (Gorkha)

  • Application Date: 2019-01-15
  • Installed Capacity : 17.300 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Duna Lake Hydroelectric Project

  • Application Date: 2019-02-04
  • Installed Capacity : 4.95 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Likhu 4 A Cascade Hydroelectric Project

  • Application Date: 2019-02-15
  • Installed Capacity : 12.500 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River, Cascade
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Bakan Khola Hydroelectric Project

Chepuwa (Sankhuwasabha)

  • Application Date: 2019-02-18
  • Installed Capacity : 4.9 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River
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Tirija Khola Hydroelectric Project

  • Application Date: 2019-02-21
  • Installed Capacity : 4.6 MW
  • Phase : Application for Survey License
  • Type : Run-of-River