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Handbook of Gravity-Flow Water Systems For Small Communities This handbook is written with the intention of collecting together all the knowledge, theory,& practices necessary for the surveying, designing & construction of gravity- flow drinking water systems for rural communities. However,most of the principl...
UNICEF, (1980)
Eco-Home for Sustainable Water Management: A Case Study in Kathmandu, Nepal Problems associated with the lack of clean drinking water and polluted water bodies are common to many cities in developing countries. With rapid urbanization and increasing pressure on city governments, who often lack adequate financial as well as h...
UNHABITAT, (2008)
Traditional Water Management System Of Kathmandu Valley: Challenges And Opportunities Highlights: It is guided by resource conservation 1. Taar land (rainfed land) is utilized for settlements 2. To leave arable land for agriculture 3. To protect settlements from flood 4. The protection strategy against enemies 5. Clustered settl...
UNHABITAT, (2014)
Guidelines for Institutional Arrangements, Training, Irrigation and Agriculture Production Improvements Under On-Farm Water Management Programme Agriculture plays a dominant role in the Nepalese economy and constitutes a major portion of the gross domestic product (GDP). During the eighties, Nepal was recognised as a net exporter of food grains. However, the country has been increasingly impo...
FAO, (2005)
Urban Basic Services Branch: Water for Asian Cities Programme UN-Habitat launched the Water for Asian Cities (WAC) Programme in partnership with the Governments of Asia and the Asian Development Bank in 2003 at the Third World Water Forum and since then it has implemented numerous projects in the South Asia reg...
UNHABITAT, (2015)
Report on Wash Cluster Capacity Mapping in Nepal (September 2008) The global WASH capacity building effort includes a project on WASH cluster capacity mapping. The overall purpose of the capacity mapping and assessment project is to increase the timeliness and effectiveness of WASH responses to humanitarian crises....
UNICEF, WASH CLUSTER, (2008)
Develop An Information Base And Strategies For Environmental Improvement Of Bagmati River And Its Territory Rivers have very high environmental value; environmental status of the river indicates the environmental status of any region in the world. Rivers in Nepal not only have environmental value it also has high social, cultural and historical value. Bagm...
GoN, UNHABITAT, (2008)
Nepal Community Feedback Report Issue: Water In light of growing body of qualitative feedback being collected on water concern, the common feedback project decided to dedicate some question on its regular community perception survey excitability to water, in an attempt to quantity the scope of ...
UN, (2016)
World Employment Programme Research: Institutional And Organisational Aspects Of Promoting The Use OF Water Turbines In Nepal Hydropower is the major indegenous energy source of Nepal. The theoretical hydropower potential of the country has been estimated at 83,000 MW out of which 27,000 MW is considered to be economically exploitable. Besides large-, medium- and small- sca...
ILO, (2009)
Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Nepal ( Situation at the End of 1975) Reference: (1978). Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Nepal ( Situation at the End of 1975), WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ In the Fourth Five-Year Plan(1970-1975), Government allocated 59% of the total outlay on water supply and sanitation to ru...
WHO, (1978)
Water Conservation and Management: Evaluation Synthesis With water being increasingly considered both a constraint to development and an opportunity for investments that can reduce poverty, the Executive Board, when approving the 2013 evaluation work programme at its December 2012 session, requested the I...
IFAD, (2014)
UNESCO-IHE INSTITUTE FOR WATER EDUCATION Quality of ground water is becoming an emerging issue in the water supply and health sectors. The ground water in the past was considered safe for drinking purpose but now it came to be known that many shallow tube wells contain arsenic at concentra...
UNESCO, (2008)
Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund The poor performance of most water utilities in the developing world has long been a stumbling block in achieving water and sanitation for all. Heavy water losses, poor customer service, intermittent supplies, lack of metering, untrained staff and a ...
UNHABITAT, (2010)
UNDAF District Profiles: Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Highlights: Humla: 65% of the people in Humla have access to safe drinking water through water supply systems. More households have toilets in 2012 (43%) than in 2011 (32%). 4 of 27 VDCs have been declared ODF. Mugu: 75% of households use t...
UNRCHCO, (2013)
Clean Water For A Healthy World : Celebrating World Water Day -2010 Water must be clean, it must stay clean and, most importantly it must be accessible for all. This is UNESCO’s message for World Water Day on 22 March 2010 that is celebrated here through a variety of UNESCO supported events during Nepal Water Week ...
UNESCO, (2010)
Ground-water Potential in Nepal - Assignment Report, WHO Project: SE ICP BSM 001 (SEARO 0064) Reference: Dr. Moller, A. I. (1975). Ground-water Potential in Nepal - Assignment Report, WHO Project: SE ICP BSM 001 (SEARO 0064), WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ In 1971 a programme for the supply of piped water to small rural communities was in...
WHO, (1975)
Water Movement in Patan: With Reference to Traditional Stone Spouts in Nepal (2008) Lalitpur Sub-metropolitan City is the second largest city in Kathmandu Valley encompassing 15.43 square kilometre area. The main town popularly known as Yala in Newari and Patan in Nepali; is the main township on the North of the municipal area that ...
UNHABITAT, (2008)
Rainwater Harvesting: Re-Popularising an Indigenous Technology to Avert a Water Crisis (April 2008) In response to the water crisis and to realize KV’s potential to harvest rainwater, UN-HABITAT, in coordination with the NGOFUWS and in partnership with the Ministry of Physical Planning and Works (MPPW) and WaterAid Nepal (WAN), launched the innovat...
UNHABITAT, GoN, (2008)
EU-Funded Water Project and Police Station Inaugurated in Damak, Eastern Nepal On Tuesday, the Dumse drinking water project and the Beldangi police station, both funded by the European Union, were inaugurated in the Damak Municipality (Jhapa district, eastern Nepal. Both projects are part of the overall EU funding of €...
UNHCR, (2014)
The Ripple Effect: Impacting Communities Through Public Private Partnerships for Water and Sanitation Promoting augmentation of the source through pilot demonstration of Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) Systems and linking it with the Human Values based Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education (HVWSHE) in the selected schools of Bhopal, Indore, Gwal...
UNHABITAT, (2010)
Water for Asian Cities Programme (Annual report 2009) Annual Report 2009 outlines the key achievements made by the UN-HABITAT’s WAC Programme in India, Nepal and Pakistan between January and December 2009 with support from the WSTF and significant contribution from governments, partners and local commun...
UNHABITAT, (2009)
Safe Drinking Water to Quench Urban Thirst Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City (LSMC), the second biggest city in Kathmandu Valley, is home to 162,991 residents, mostly of whom are indigenous Newars. For the people who live in the core settlements of what is fondly known as “Te City of Fine Arts,”...
UNHABITAT/GoN, (2008)
"Partner for Safe Water" - Initiative for the Promotion of Household Water Treatment in Urban Centers Several people have benefited from the “Partnership for Safe Water” project. This is evident from the different voices shared by residents of the programme areas. Tulsi from Choche Tole, Lalitpur started using Piyush, a chlorine solution, to treat hi...
GoN, ENPHO, UNHABITAT, (2010)
Country Sector Assessments UNDP Goal Wash Programme: Governance, Advocacy and Leadership for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene On paper Nepal appears on track to meet both the water and sanitation MDGs. The NDHS figures for access to potable water are 90% urban, 81% rural and 82% overall. The figures below show Ministry of Physical Works and Planning (MoPPW) records of natio...
UNDP, (2010)
Information Sheet: Water Quality Water being a universal solvent dissolves various substances that it comes into its contact. This includes minerals, chemicals, soil and microorganisms. Hence, it is very rare to find pure natural water with nothing mixed in it. The water we drink al...
USAID, UHHABITAT, UNICEF, GoN, (2008)
UN-HABITAT Water for Asian Cities Programme Nepal (Annual Report 2008) UN-HABITAT Water for Asian Cities WAC Programmer a collaborative initiative between the UN-HABITAT,the Asian Development Bank ADB and Governments of Asia,was officially launched at the Third World Water Forum on 18 March 2003.The first Asian Ministe...
UN-HABITAT, (2008)
WATER FOR ASIAN CITIES PROGRAMME NEPAL Safe Drinking Water Healthy Sanitation - for Healthy Human Settlements UN-HABITAT initiated the WAC Programme Nepal after receiving letter of interest from Ministry of Physical Planning and Works (MPPW), the Government of Nepal (GoN) in November 2004. The overall objective of the WAC-Nepal Programme is to demonstrate in...
GoN, UNHABITAT, (2008)
Amoeba and Water The quality of drinking water affects the health of a family. This book is developed for children to raise their awareness of water and its relation to health, so that they will take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their family from w...
UNHABITAT, USAID, UNICEF, ENPHO, (2009)
Changing Communities, Changing Lives Siddhipur is a traditional Newar settlement located approximately six kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. Its 1.9 square kilometer area is home to 6,046 people in 1,308 households. It used to have grave water and sanitation problems: the water supplie...
GON, UNHABITAT, (2008)
Amoeba & Water The quality of drinking water affects the health of a family. This book is developed for children to raise their awareness of water and its relation to health, so that they will take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their family from w...
GoN, UNICEF, UNHABITAT, USAID, ENDHO, (2015)
Ground-breaking Effort: Upgrading Water and Sanitation Services Tigni, a low-income settlement in the north of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality(MTM), is one of the poorest in the municipality and, indeed, in Kathmandu Valley as a whole: more than 88 percent of residents live under the international poverty line of US...
GON,UNHABITAT, (2008)
Waste Water Management Plan for Madhyapur Thimi Municipality Madhyapur Thimi Municipality is one of the two municipalities established in 1997 in Kathmandu Valley. This young municipality lies in between Bhaktapur Municipality on its east and Kathmandu on west. The southern border is River Hanumante separating...
UNHABITAT, (2007)
Water Movement in Patan - with Reference to Traditional Stone Spouts in Nepal (2007) Over the last decades the global water movement towards efficient and judicial use of water and its equitable distribution has gained momentum. It is not only limited to tapping new sources, but reviving traditional sources that were left with neglec...
UNHABITAT, (2007)
Country Support Strategy: Water for Asian Cities-Nepal (2008-2012) Nepal lies between two large countries, India on the southern, eastern and western boundaries and the Tibet region of China on the northern. According to the 2001 census, Nepal has a population of 23.1 million. Compared to other countries in Asia-Pa...
UNHABITAT, (2006)
WASH Program Aligning for Action - Sanitation and Water for All in the Context of Climate Change in Nepal he Government of Nepal has set its targets to achieve universal access to improved water supply and sanitation by 2017. According data from the 2011 Census, access to improved water supply and sanitation is 85% and 62% respectively. This shows tha...
UNICEF, ()
UNDAF District Profiles: Water, Hygiene and Sanitation This District profile showing the data about access to safe drinking water, hygiene and sanitation in different district on Nepal. #WaterResources #Development #NaturalResources #Inclusion #Employment #Agriculture #Education #FoodSecurity #Hygiene...
UNRCHCO, (2013)
NEPAL- Drinking Water Status 2011 Highlights: 1. Tap/Piped 2. Tubewell/hand pump 3. Covered well/kuwa 4. Uncovered well/kuwa 5. Spout water 6. River/stream...
UNRCHCO, (2011)
Rooftop rainwater harvesting in Nepal: Water in Nepal is not scarce in absolute terms, and most areas receive about 1500mm of precipitation each year, while certain areas may receive up to 5000 mm. However, many parts still experience water shortages, in particular during the pre-monsoon ...
FAO, (2016)
Final Report: Development of Water Management in the Caza of Marjayoun FAO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Water and Energy has been implementing a number of projects in Lebanon to cope with water scarcity to improve food security and the eradication of poverty. These projects come...
FAO, (2016)
Government of Finland Agrees to Provide One Million Euro for UNICEF to Build Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Systems in Communities and Schools Over the years Nepal has made significant strides in achieving its Water, Sanitation and Hygiene targets. However, with the devastating earthquake, we along with the Government of Nepal and UNICEF Nepal are working to build back better and achieve no...
UNICEF, (2016)
NEPAL WATER RESOURCE AVAILABILITY In Nepal there are real feasibility the water supply of people to be settled by developing two water resources: surface and ground waters. Hydrogeologically, two regions are clearly noticeable in Nepal: the mountain complex and the Terai plain. In...
UN, (1975)
Water Conservation Ponds In Nepal During the pre-monsoon season, between March-and May, some areas in Nepal experience water shortage. On the other hand, during the monsoon, water excess causes regular floods and landslides. In this situation, activities such as agriculture or livest...
FAO, (2016)
Rural Water Supply Nepal Technical Training Manual No. 5 The objective of a water supply system is to collect, on a cant inuring basis, a sufficient quantity of pure water lo satisfy the daily physical needs of all the human consumers in a district and their animals and deliver it to them in the most conve...
UNICEF, (1978)
From Water to Wellbeing: Glimpses of A Global Collaboration Access to potable water is a major social issue in many parts of Cambodia. According to UN data in the year 2000 only 46% of the total population had access to improved drinking water while in 2008 the figure had reached 61%. Many schools, univ...
UNHABITAT, (2012)