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Child-friendly taps elate locals in Reugha village, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 21/09/2017)

Melamchi contractor promises tunnel breakthrough by December (ht 20/09/2017)

Melamchi water treatment plant begins test operation (ht 18/09/2017), Test operation of treatment plant to be halted (ht 20/09/2017)

Contested waters: Instead of staying aloof development partners should help strengthen Nepal's water sovereignty, by Devendra Gautam (rep 17/09/2017)

Drinking water crisis to deepen in Panchthar as project stalled, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 14/09/2017)

Melamchi to be delayed yet again (ht 06/09/2017), Melamchi water for all only over time: KUKL chief, by Khilak Budhatokhi (rep 06/09/2017)

Dreams are far from reality: The Melamchi project might have already become a metaphor for our inaction and failure to match aspirations, by Abhi Subedi (kp 03/09/2017)

Melamchi contractor faces fine of Rs 2.1m/day (ht 30/08/2017)

‘Melamchi tunnel breakthrough by November’ (ht 27/08/2017)

Gandak Canal suffers damage worth Rs 700m, by Shankar Acharya (kp 27/08/2017)

Not enough for everyone: Melamchi water distribution will reflect the city’s existing inequities, by Sonia Awale (nt 25/08/2017)

Pokhara residents demand clean drinking water (ht 19/08/2017)

Govt to work with local level on water supply (kp 15/08/2017)

Construction resumes at Melamchi project (kp 09/08/2017), Pay dispute could affect Melamchi project’s deadline (ht 09/08/2017)

Water supply from Melamchi likely to be delayed by six months (ht 04/08/2017)

Water shortage gets worse in Baitadi villages, by Bira Gadal (02/08/2017)

Sikta irrigation project: 13 years on, nat’l pride project still incomplete, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 01/08/2017)

Irrigation project staffers demand commission (ht 30/07/2017)

‘Water supply, sewerage systems need restructuring’, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 23/07/2017)

Rs 12b Kailali irrigation project 70pc complete, by Ganesh Chaudhari (kp 21/07/2017)

Handedanda locals elated as water woes end (ht 18/07/2017)

Four-decade-old Parbat irrigation project nears completion: Locals worried about project's sustainability, by Chabilal Tiwari (rep 18/07/2017)

66 per cent water consumed in Valley contaminated: Even purified bottled water contains deadly microbes, E coli and coliform (ht 15/07/2017)

Human right to water; Revitalising Kathmandu’s ancient water system can address issues of water insecurity, vulnerability to disasters and loss of cultural heritage, by Olivia Molden, Nicholas Griffin and Prakash Mani Sharma (kp 14/07/2017), ‘Achieving access to water for all fraught with challenges’ (ht 14/07/2017)

60,000 locals of Baglung deprived of drinking water as landslides destroy water pipes, by Sangam Gharti Magar (rep 14/07/2017)

Rain, rain everywhere, but not a drop to drink (ht 10/07/2017)

Drinking water shortage in flood-hit Saptari villages (kp 07/07/2017)

Melamchi tunnel digging delayed, by Sabin Mishra (ht 03/07/2017), Geological difficulties slowing tunnel excavation work (ht 07/07/2017)

Drinking water woes come to an end in Waling (ht 01/07/2017)

Dhading village turns to deep bore-well as water sources dry (ht 30/06/2017)

All dried up: Melamchi appears to be a ‘quick fix’ that undercuts attempts to find equally tenable and complementary solutions, by Deepak Thapa (kp 29/06/2017)

Water scarcity leaves Bandipur high and dry, by Kisaan Sangit Nepali (rep 29/06/2017)

Melamchi project set to miss Oct deadline (ht 28/06/2017)

The parched valley: Kathmandu residents can’t pin their hopes on Melamchi, which, when complete, will meet only one-third of the valley’s demand, by Jayash Paudel (rep 25/06/2017)

Locals drinking contaminated water in Charikot and its vicinity (ht 23/06/2017)

Solution To Terai Political Dispute Primary Role of Water Resources, by A.B. Thapa (sp 23/06/2017)

Palungtar boasts of a new drinking water project: The project costing Rs 70 million will benefit 900 households, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 21/06/2017)

3 workers buried to death while laying water supply pipeline (kp 15/06/2017)

Jajarkot village reeling under acute water crisis (kp 13/06/2017)

Melamchi unlikely to meet October deadline, by Chandan Kumar Dahal (kp 10/06/2017), Melamchi project to conduct test run of water treatment plant from next month (ht 12/06/2017)

Don't wait for Melamchi: Even if there is water in your tap, it makes sense to harvest rainwater, by Tyler Mcmahon (nt 09/06/2017)

KUKL to build three water treatment plants in valley (kp 02/06/2017)

Gadhawa village faces water crisis: Locals have no option than to walk across the border to India to fetch water (kp 25/05/2017)

Majority of Nepalis still lack access to clean and safe drinking water: Only 12 to 15 per cent people have access to safe drinking water (ht 25/05/2017)

Melamchi set to miss third deadline (ht 19/05/2017), Second phase of Melamchi water project begins (ht 21/05/2017)

Kummayak villages reel under water crisis, by Shahiman Rai (kp 16/05/2017)

Melamchi to test distribution pipelines with Bagmati water (ht 09/05/2017)

KUKL supplying 1.5 crore litres more water daily (ht 29/04/2017)

Water shortage halts rebuilding in Sindhupalchok, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/04/2017)

Details sought of drainage systems connected to rivers (ht 24/04/2017)

Melamchi project to conduct test run of water treatment plant in July: The water treatment plant is a major component of the project which aims to supply 170 million litres of drinking water to Kathmandu daily (kp 21/04/2017)

Triyuga faces acute water shortage (ht 21/04/2017)

Water sources dry up after illegal stone mining, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 19/04/2017)

Surkhet reels under acute drinking water shortage, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 18/04/2017)

Jureli villagers in Jajarkot reel under drinking water crisis, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 16/04/2017)

Call for steps to conserve dwindling water resources (ht 14/04/2017)

Water crunch hits Udayapur Dalit settlement (ht 11/04/2017)

Waiting for water: Unforeseen delays in the Melamchi dream project may push completion deadline further, by Pawan Timilsina (ht 09/04/2017)

Melamchi project likely to meet deadline (kp 08/04/2017)

PAC instructs MWSP to complete works on time: Water project also told to tidy up after completing pipe installation (kp 05/04/2017), Perennial delay: Timely completion of Melamchi project will alleviate Kathmandu’s three problems (kp 05/04/2017)

Plan afoot to deal with possible water crisis in Himalayas (rep 05/04/2017)

Baitadi reeling under drinking water crisis (kp 03/04/2017)

KUKL told to cut water supply to wilful defaulters (ht 31/03/2017)

‘Recycling key to solving water crisis’ (ht 23/03/2017), Reuse and recycle: For women left behind problems arising from water scarcity and water-induced disasters make them more vulnerable, by Pranita Bhushan Udas (rep 23/03/2017)

Bajhang Locals forced to drink dirty river water, by Jagat Khadka (rep 23/03/2017)

KUKL's revenue down by Rs 82 million (rep 23/03/2017)

Tumultuous chapter in KUKL closes with Basnet’s resignation: Nepal Chamber of Commerce to send new member to represent the private sector, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 22/03/2017)

Govt to take steps to protect water sources (ht 20/03/2017), Save water sources: The catchment areas should be protected from human encroachment in the endeavor for sustaining water supply systems (ht 21/03/2017)

Pre-construction work of Bheri-Babai project set for mid-July completion, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 19/03/2017)

Govt begins categorising quality of water (ht 18/03/2017)

Ghanashyam Bhattarai elected KUKL Chairman (rep 18/03/2017)

Melamchi gets USD 3m to expedite tunnel work (ht 13/03/2017)

Snow-fed ponds to irrigate fields (ht 10/03/2017)

Melamchi not a mirage anymore, by Sonia Awale (nt 10/03/2017)

KUKL board to elect new chairman next week: The board will elect a new chairman to replace Suresh Basnet, who has lost the support of most of the staff and board members because of his high-handed attitude (kp 09/03/2017), At long last: KUKL needs a competent chairperson to bring about much-needed reform (kp 10/03/2017)

Water supply, sanitation coverage remains stagnant (ht 09/03/2017), Water coverage: Questions of the levels of improved water supply and sanitation remain, as regards quality, quantity and regularity (ht 10/03/2017)

66 water projects incomplete for want of budget, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 07/03/2017)

KUKL to raise paid-up capital to Rs 100 million (rep 06/03/2017)

Salleri locals forced to drink unsafe water (kp 05/03/2017)

KUKL refuses to respond to RTI petition (rep 02/03/2017)

Water crisis prompts exodus, by Shyam Rai (ht 02/03/2017)

Harvesting rainwater: All households should be required to harvest rainwater. The government should also build small-scale reservoirs in the surrounding hills of the Valley (ht 28/02/2017)

Lalitpur folks lead the way in water conservation (ht 27/02/2017)

Melamchi struggling to meet deadline (kp 26/02/2017)

Schools in Ilam reeling under acute water shortage (ht 25/02/2017)

Chure destruction: Water sources fast drying up, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 20/02/2017)

Melamchi project: Distribution system to be built in four months (ht 18/02/2017)

No pipe dream: With a hurdle of KUKL sorted out, efficient supply of Melamchi water looks possible (kp 16/02/2017)

Water quality to be monitored (ht 15/02/2017)

KUKL imposes water tariff without supplying water! (kp 13/02/2017)

KUKL employees demand resignation of Chairman Basnet: Basnet says ADB wants his ouster (rep 13/02/2017), Unpopular KUKL chair withdraws court cases (kp 17/02/2017)

Village folk in Parbat take the lottery route to fill water, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 12/02/2017)

Off the deep end: As dust plumes from the Melamchi drinking water project continue to choke the Capital and its residents, it is,  perhaps, ironic that existing traditional water infrastructures remain ignored and in varying states of disrepair, by Astha Joshi (kp 11/02/2017)

DoWSS to launch 41 drinking projects (kp 10/02/2017)

MoWSS seeks Rs 310m to repair water pipelines (kp 04/02/2017)

KUKL chairman agrees to withdraw court case: Move paves way for company to elect new head right after holding AGM on March 5, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 04/02/2017)

Business licence for water tankers to be compulsory (ht 03/02/2017)

Ductile iron pipes spanning 37km installed so far: MWSP (kp 02/02/2017)

Price of priceless water: Explore market, by Harihar Guragain (ht 30/01/2017)

Melamchi likely to miss deadline for supplying water (ht 29/01/2017), Melamchi pipe laying work creates traffic snarls in Valley (rep 31/01/2017)

Water from Melamchi: 90 percent construction of five reservoirs completed, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/01/2017)

About Rs 31 billion spent on Melamchi Project, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 21/01/2017)

2,700 tube wells installed in 12 Tarai districts (kp 20/01/2017)

Nepal-Bharat Maitri Irrigation Project inaugurated (ht 20/01/2017)

Mismanaged KUKL: The organisation needs an urgent overhaul to ensure efficient distribution of Melamchi water, by Chandan Sapkota (kp 17/01/2017)

Govt unlikely to meet water supply target (ht 14/01/2017)

Access to drinking water: House panel asks govt to devise a detailed plan (kp 11/01/2017)

Water crisis: Formidable challenges, by Surendra Bahadur Sijapati (ht 09/01/2017)

Govt considers offering KUKL’s shares to public: Proposes appointing senior official as chairman by removing Suresh Basnet, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 09/01/2017)

KUKL chief's court case affects Melamchi water distribution work (rep 07/01/2017)

Water project nears completion (kp 06/01/2017)

Recharging the Mountains: As natural springs dry up, more families are selling their land and moving out of the mid-hills of Nepal, by Sonia Awale (nt 06/01/2017), H2O: How to rehydrate Nepal’s thirsty villages (nt 06/01/2017)

Water tanker operators doing brisk business in quake-hit Salyantar, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 03/01/2017)

Better irrigation: A recently introduced technology can help in the effective utilisation of Nepal’s water resources, by Sanjib Chaudhary and Ganesh Ram Sinkemana (kp 01/01/2016)

Rs 4b for Pokhara water project (kp 30/12/2016)

Water woes: Water storage projects are necessary to tackle the approaching water crisis in South Asia, by Shital Babu Regmee (kp 30/12/2016)

Breakthrough in 22km Melamchi tunnel, by Bibek Subedi (kp 29/12/2016), Key first section of Melamchi water tunnel completed (ht 29/12/2016), Why it took 23 years to dig 22 km tunnel: Expert suggests setting up independent inquiry, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 31/12/2016)

Water shortage further punishes quake victims, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 29/12/2016)

Melamchi pipeline may not sustain earthquakes of higher intensity: Report, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 28/12/2016)

Listen to the experts: Nepal should harness water resources and cash in on its proximity to India and China, by Bijendra Man Shakya (kp 27/12/2016)

Pancheshwar DPR to be finalised next Feb (kp 27/12/2016)

Harvest rainwater: The government can identify various locations where a number of reservoirs can be built not only for drinking purposes but also for irrigation and recreation (ht 20/12/2016)

Kavre villages revive dry springs (ht 19/12/2016)

KUKL water supply system to go hi-tech (rep 19/12/2016)

‘Basic drinking water supplies across country in two years’ (kp 18/12/2016)

Water scarcity hits Triyuga (ht 17/12/2016)

Court hearing deferral allows controversial KUKL chair to retain his post, bdy Rupak D. Sharma (kp 14/12/2016), KUKL chair’s conduct prompts govt to take regressive step, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 15/12/2016)

ADB steps up efforts to begin Melamchi II (kp 09/12/2016)

Chepangs submit memo to lawmaker (ht 09/12/2016)

Dispute causes water crisis in Dhading (ht 05/12/2016)

First the good news about Melamchi: Water from Melamchi will finally flow out of Kathmandu taps, but not everywhere, by Om Astha Rai (nt 02/12/2016)

Water crisis hits school kids hard in Ramechhap (ht 30/11/2016)

KUKL efficacy in doubt: Completion of Melamchi project may not translate to respite from water-related woes with decisions pending (ht 30/11/2016)

Water shortage hits Bajura locals hard (ht 26/11/2016)

Chasing Warter: From shortage to sustainability, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 25/11/2016)

MPs against unchecked groundwater extraction (kp 25/11/2016)

When every drop counts, by Simrika Sharma (rep 25/11/2016)

Water shortage in Rukumkot, by Hari Gautam (kp 24/11/2016)

Melamchi project completes 64 per cent work in installing pipeline (ht 20/11/2016)

Excess quarrying threat to irrigation projects in Jhapa: Quarry operators have been found breaching  the extraction limit of 877,176 cubic metres (kp 15/11/2016)

My water, your water: Good laws need to be made to avert possible conflicts between the states over water; As Nepal is finalising the boundaries of the proposed federal states, we need to be thoughtful and smart  to avoid the kind of water-related disputes that have been taking place in our neighbouring countries, by Chandra Lal Pandey (kp 15/11/2016)

KUKL in a shambles as water  is channelled from Melamchi: Fears of mismanagement in supply even after Melamchi water gushes to Valley, thanks to the KUKL board that delays decisions crucial for improving service, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 07/11/2016), Discouraging sign: Dire state of KUKL dampens hopes of people for smooth water supply (kp 08/11/2016)

Water, sanitation projects launched (ht 05/11/2016)

Melamchi project given 2017 deadline (kp 25/10/2016)

High and dry: Cities in the foothills of the snowy Himalaya ironically suffer from water shortages, by Hemant Ojha (kp 21/10/2016)

Work on Bheri-Babai Multipurpose Project gathers momentum (ht 21/10/2016)

Udayapur district reels under water scarcity, by Mahesh Kumar Paudel (rep 20/10/2016)

73 per cent works on Melamchi tunnel boring completed (ht 14/10/2016)

Bhirkot locals seek end to water woes (ht 08/10/2016)

Bill proposes to impose service charge on irrigation: The existing regulation allows the consumer committees to raise fees from farmers for maintenance of irrigation system (kp 02/10/2016)

Urban water crisis: Nepal does not lack water but the wisdom to manage it effectively and efficiently, by Sun Xi (kp 29/09/2016)

Sikta irrigation project: Damaged canal section repaired (kp 29/09/2016)

Land attachment for Melamchi Project hassling Katunje locals (kp 13/09/2016)

Melamchi drinking water project: Tunnel work likely to be completed by June 2017, by Bibek Subedi (kp 11/09/2016)

Chepangs living on rainwater in Dhading (kp 09/09/2016)

Dipayal locals reeling under water crisis (ht 06/09/2016)

Kalikot drinking water projects in state of disrepair, by Tularam Pandey (kp 18/08/2016)

Ramechhap parched in monsoon, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 09/08/2016)

Pokhara facing water crisis (kp 08/08/2016)

270 million litres water per day in Valley: Completion of Melamchi project could bring 100 litres per household, each day (ht 02/08/2016), Melamchi project unlikely to meet increasing water demand in Valley (ht 05/08/2016)

Bheri-Babai project being rushed to meet deadline, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 28/07/2016)

Water supply brings joy (kp 24/07/2016)

Prolonged drought in Jajarkot triggers exodus (ht 23/07/2016)

Okhaldhunga faces drinking water crisis (ht 17/07/2016)

Water supply from Melamchi might be too little, too late, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (kp 12/07/2016)

Illegal land occupation sparks water scarcity, by Durgalal KC (kp 03/07/2016)

Sikta irrigation canal crumbles during trial run, by Arjun Oli (rep 29/06/2016), 'Use of substandard materials led to collapse of canal', by Arjun Oli (rep 30/06/2016), Trial and failure: Big infrastructure should be prevented from becoming a Damocles sword (kp 01/07/2016)

Despite rains, water crisis remains in Valley, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (ht 26/06/2016), Water shortage (ht 27/06/2016)

Water crisis triggers exodus of villagers, by Jaya Ram Gautam (ht 19/06/2016)

Water scarcity causes exodus in Doti village, by Mohan Shahi (kp 08/06/2016)

Bhojpur reeling under water shortage (kp 04/06/2016)

Kurule tenupa: A village in eastern Nepal is emptying because it is just too difficult to find water, by Kishor Sharma (nt 03/06/2016)

Locals drink polluted water as authorities fail to fix damaged pipelines, by Yoges Rawal (rep 01/06/2016)

Unpaid, Babai levee workers warn of strike: Water Induced Disaster Control Office in Bardiya has not paid the workers involved in embankment project in three months, by Kamal Panthi (kp 31/05/2016)

Mountain people: The government should declare Karnali as a drought-prone area and adopt policies and programmes suitable for the region, by Geeta Pandedy (kp 31/05/2016)

Melamchi project to be completed in 16 months (ht 30/05/2016)

Rs 5.9b for improving water supply in Valley (kp 29/05/2016)

Entire settlement relocated after drinking water crisis: Water resources have dried up due to prolonged drought and low snowfall in the region (kp 29/05/2016)

Achham folks reeling under water crisis (ht 28/05/2016)

Who owns water? Commercial sale of water without a license is illegal. Similarly, no one, not even a community, can occupy or hold any portion of water, by Surya Nath Upadhyay (rep 28/05/2016)

Long walk to recovery: Last year’s quakes seem to have exacerbated Nepal’s water crisis, by Heema Rai (kp 22/05/2016)

Lack of rainfall fuels drinking water crisis, by Madhav Aryal (kp 17/05/2016)

Water crisis: The Valley has witnessed the population growth geometrically every time the country witnessed major political upheavals since the 1990s (ht 17/05/2016)

Water crisis may persist for a decade, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (ht 16/05/2016) [And why should it stop after a decade??]

Worsening water crisis affects about 30,000 locals, by Dhurba Dangal (rep 16(/05/2016)

Salyan folk left high and dry, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 15/05/2016)

Valley groundwater level drastically down: Over-exploitation of natural resources has led to falling of levels up to 10 metres in some places, by Pramof Kumar Tandan (ht 12/05/2016), Alarming decline (ht 13/05/2016)

Tapping water: Most irrigation systems in Nepal are fed by small and medium rivers that depend on rains, by Bhairab Raj Kaini (rep 10/05/2016)

Tansen reeling under water shortage (ht 08/05/2016)

Drought halts water projects in Bajhang (kp 05/05/2016)

Dhading water scarcity hits displaced families most, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 04/05/2016)

Tap water: Piped gas may be a distant dream, but piped water shouldn’t have to be (kp 04/05/2016)

Water getting more scarce for Valley folk (kp 03/05/2016)

Water crisis in Bhaktapur (kp 02/05/2016)

Water sources drying up (ht 02/05/2016)

Melamchi drinking water project: Tunnel to complete ‘within a year’, by Bibek Subedi (kp 01/05/2016)

Water crisis deepens in Kathmandy valley (rep 30/04/2016), Dry spell grips Karnali, by DB Buda (rep 30/04/2016), Excessive land mining at Chure causes water sources to dry up, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 30/04/2016)

Water sources dry up in Jajarkot, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 28/04/2016)

Water shortage hits Tikapur, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 28/04/2016)

Water crisis hits Udayapur hard (ht 27/04/2016)

Pvt water suppliers fleece consumers as water woes deepens, by Sagar Ghimire and Santosh Neupane (rep 26/04/2016)

Severe water crunch hits Hetauda (ht 24/04/2016)

Water shortage adds to hardship of quake survivors (kp 24/04/2016)

Gulmi villages parched as water sources dry up, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 23/04/2016)

Water crisis hits eastern region (rep 23/04/2016)

No homes no water: The earthquake has disrupted aquifers, making this dry season’s water scarcity much more acute, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 22/04/2016)

Northern Mahottari villages reel under water crunch: Rampant exploitation of Chure partly blamed, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 20/04/2016)

Water woes in Parbat: Schoolchildren return home with water for the family, by Chhabilal Tiweari (rep 18/04/2016)

Water sources drying up fast in hills, Tarai, by Amar Khadka and Dhruba Dangal (rep 18/04/2016)

Far West water sources dry up in worst drougth: Many lakes on the foothills of the Mahabharat range go dry, causing drinking water scarcity, by DR Panta (kp 16/04/2016)

Tapping water: For a country dependent on agriculture, a reactive irrigation policy is dangerous (kp 15/04/2016)

Protest blocks Butwal drinking water project, by Amrita Anmol (kp 07/04/2016)

Over dozen Dhankuta VDCs reeling under water crisis, by Siddharaj Rai (rep 06/04/2016)

Rs22b irrigation scheme for Tarai-Madhes planned (kp 02/04/2016)

Melamchi drinking water project: ADB expresses interest in funding second phase (kp 29/03/2016), Coming true: At one time Malamchi had become a butt of jokes. Now it is a very real prospect, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (rep 31/03/2016)

Mugu parched as prolonged drought dries water sources, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 28/03/2016)

Missed opportunities: A forced levy on public toilets can only drive the poor to nearest and most convenient open space, by Shyam KC (kp 25/03/2016)

Stone water spouts in capital going dry, by Sanskriti Acharya (rep 25/03/2016)

In deep waters: Ensuring universal access to water in Nepal calls for out-of-the-box thinking (kp 22/03/2016), Addressing water scarcity: The recent drying-up of springs is menacing the livelihood of communities in the middle hills, by Santosh Nepal and Nilhari Neupane (kp 22/03/2016), ‘Safe water must for healthy life’ (ht 23/03/2016)

No water at the end of Melamchi tunnel, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 21/03/2016)

Dadeldhura water projects sitting idle (ht 21/03/2016)

Master plan on Water resources ‘ready’ (kp 18/03/2016)

Going with the flow: orld Water Day on 22 March must be an occasion to preserve Kathmandu's ancient waterspouts, by Liew Yu Wei (ht 18/03/2016)

Watered down: Is water no more one of the key issues between Nepal and India?, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 18/03/2016)

Water shortage hits Phakel VDC locals hard (ht 15/03/2016)

Untapped water: If water is not used for electricity generation and agricultural production, the benefits are lost forever, by Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada (kp 14/03/2016)

Quake, dry spell worsen Valley’s water woes: Prolonged power outages hit 200,000 households supplied by the KUKL (kp 12/03/2016)

Acute water crisis in Bhojpur Municipality (ht 12/03/2016)

325 water sources of quake-hit 14 districts dried up, by Arjun Poudel (rep 12/03/2016)

Tube well demand soars as irrigation project falls short, by Binod Bhandari (kp 11/03/2016)

How WASH services can bring prosperity to communities, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 09/03/2016)

Water crunch hits Dadeldhura (ht 01/03/2016)

Water supply project obstructed (ht 26/02/2016)

Khotang locals reeling under water shortage  (ht 26/02/2016)

Women prefer to avoid Kathmandu's public toilets, by Isha Pandey (rep 18/02/2016)

‘Govt committed to meeting water demand’ (ht 14/02/2016)

‘Vested interest in Rs 90m maintenance bill behind Melamchi pipeline delay’, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 13/02/2016)

Govt to classify water supplied by tanker (kp 02/02/2016)

Ramechhap locals reeling under water crisis (ht 31/01/2016)

Acute shortage of water taking its toll on Silgadi folks (ht 25/01/2016)

Lalitpur to turn to stone spouts: If managed well, traditional taps could meet 27 pc of daily demand, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 16/01/2016)

Water crisis in Gorkha school (kp 16/01/2016)

Drought deepens drinking water crisis in Mugu, by Suman Malla (rep 04/01/2016)

Delay-plagued Melamchi project hits another snag, by Anup Oja (kp 22/12/2015)

Barrage to be built on Sapta Koshi, by Abadesh Kumar Jha (kp 19/12/2015)

Drinking water crunch in Baireni (ht 01/12/2015)

No place called home: Without water, people will continue to migrate elsewhere in search of employment, by Priyanie Amerasinghe and Fraser Sugden (kp 22/11/2015)

Toilet talk: We need to break the silence and talk about our defecation habits and how they affect our everyday life, by Bicram Rijal (kp 19/11/2015)

Lift irrigation project to benefit affected locals, by Motilal Poudel (kp 27/10/2015)

Water shortage hits Rina Bazaar (ht 26/10/2015)

Harnessing water: A holistic approach is needed to build the resilience of communities to climate change, by Jagadish C. Baral (kp 25/10/2015)

Fuel shortage hits water supply in Valley (ht 10/10/2015)

Dhading village reeling under water scarcity for months (ht 25/09/2015)

Single women build water supply project, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 21/09/2015)

Melamchi water supply project: Italian tunnel contractor ‘breaches’ pact, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 14/09/2015), Dream project: Government must ensure that the Melamchi Project is completed by 2016 (kp 16/09/2015)

Stench from leaking drainage irks public (kp 13/09/2015)

Water project completed (ht 13/09/2015)

Out in the open: The state should deliver sanitation services just as it expects its citizens to build toilets, by Bicram Rijal (kp 10/09/2015)

Kathmandu metro to test drinking water, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 08/09/2015)

Two paradoxes: Assessing irrigation projects just in terms of cost and benefit could marginalise the poor, by Jagadish C. Baral (kp 06/09/2015)

Melamchi project: 40pc of work completed (kp 27/08/2015), Melamchi project completes installing 40 pc pipeline in capital (rep 29/08/2015), Half of Melamchi waters 'to be used’ for Bagmati regeneration , by Gaurav Thapa (kp 31/08/2015)

Rupandehi irrigation project faces closure, by Amrita Anmol (kp 27/08/2015)

Tap the rain: Water problems in Kathmandu Valley have been compounded due to our inability to use rainwater, by Uddhab Raj Pandey (rep 26/08/2015)

Under observation: Nepal needs to invest in safe water supply systems and sewage disposal to prevent frequent cholera outbreaks, by Prativa Pandey (kp 21/08/2015)

Raise investment: Lack of funding has placed water and sanitation under risk, by Govind Shrestha (rep 13/08/2015)

Melamchi water supply project: Treatment plant to run on overdrive, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 10/08/2015)

Bheri-Babai project: Work expected to end in 58 months, by Moti Lal Poudel (kp 27/07/2015)

Round-the-year irrigation in Tarai in five years, by Sangam Prasain (kp 15/07/2015)

For want of water: The disaster could be an opportunity to pilot earthquake-resilient small-scale irrigation scheme designs in the hills and plains, by Fraser Sugden and Prachanda Pradhan (kp 12/07/2015)

Two water projects in pipeline in Surkhet (ht 12/07/2015)

Irrigation projects damaged (ht 08/07/2015)

Chure deforestation causes water crisis in Dadeldhura (ht 07/07/2015)

Rukum women build irrigation canal (ht 02/07/2015)

Drinking water projects in quake-hit districts report huge damage, by Riwaj Rai (rep 29/06/2015)

Ageing Sunsari-Morang irrigation line in dire straits, by Madhav Ghimire and Binod Bhandari (kp 22/06/2015)

Jajarkot district HQ reeling under water crisis (ht 21/06/2015)

River pollution exacerbates water scarcity in Hetauda, by Upendra Yadav (rep 19/06/2015)

Drinking water shortage hits remote Dhading village, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 18/06/2015)

Dipayal reeling under water crisis (ht 09/06/2015)

Drinking water crunch hits far-west region (ht 02/06/2015)

Govt to infuse Rs16b in irrigation project, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 01/06/2015)

KUKL fails to deliver water purified by German team Lack of tankers,human resources leaving denizens thirsty, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 08/05/2015)

Water shortage worsens in Valley after quake, by Riwaj Rai (rep 07/05/20125)

Water crisis in Nuwakot, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 03/05/2015)

Valley’s blocked underground water sources open up: Experts urge people not to consume it without proper testing as that could prove detrimental, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 01/05/2015)

Water politics: Just as oil shaped the 20th century, water is rapidly becoming the critical resource in the 21st century, by Vikash Raj Satyal (rep 22/04/2015)

Constant water shortages compel Simalgairi locals to start laying pipelines, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 21/04/2015)

Melamchi counter-guarantee row: Patan court rules in favour of Melamchi, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 20/04/2015), Banks to appeal against order to pay counter guarantee (kp 21/04/2015), HBL, BoK to move apex court to halt guarantee payment (ht 21/04/2014)

Rainwater harvesting (ht 20/04/2015)

Water crisis worsens as KUKL remains dysfunctional: Officials (kp 20/04/2015)

Population explosion,urbanisation depleting groundwater (ht 19/04/2015)

Melamchi project: Contractor throws board into tizzy (kp 17/04/2015)

Metropolis officials yet to make policies on harvesting rainwater, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 16/04/2015)

Water economics: Scarcest critical resource, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 13/04/2015)

The dry state, by Sachi Mulmi (rep 10/04/2015)

Bheri Babai diversion project: Construction to be delayed by a year; The Department of Irrigation said that the tunnel digging work would be delayed as the equipment for the task had not arrived from the US, by J. Pandey (kp 09/04/2015)

Water crunch forces locals to migrate (ht 09/04/2015)

Sustainable development: Water is a key element, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (ht 31/03/2015)

Balkhu facing acute water shortage, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/03/2015)

Problem of water shortage: Harvest rainwater, by Dinesh Kharel (ht 26/03/2015)

Call to include right to safe water, sanitation in statute (kp 23/03/2015), Govt’s tall claims on clean drinking water fall flat, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 23/03/2015), Fluid of life: There is a need to increase investment in clean drinking water (kp 25/03/2015)

Sustainable development: Water matters, by Jamie McGoldrick (ht 23/03/2015)

Middle Marsyangdi project impaired by high siltation, by Aash Gurung (kp 23/03/2015)

For want of water: The demand for water continues to increase but even major cities are not able to meet the needs of citizens, by Arjun Kumar Khadka (kp 22/03/2015)

Piped water still a pipe dream: Fifteen years behind schedule, the Melamchi Project to supply water to Kathmandu Valley is likely to be further delayed, by Kenji Kwok (nt 20/03/2015), Going with the flow, by Uzabi Baidar (nt 20/03/2015)

Weeklong programme on water (ht 18/03/2015)

Discovery of underground source offers relief to water-starved Dharan, by Rohit Rai (rep 18/03/2015)

Kathmandu faces faecal sludge mgmt challenge (kp 17/03/2015)

Lawmakers pledge to ensure water, sanitation (ht 17/03/2015)

Preparations in full swing for Water Day (kp 14/03/2015)

Consumers divided over water project (ht 13/03/2015)

Seperation of midhill disastrous to Nepal Terai, by A.B. Thapa (sp 06/03/2015)

Lift irrigation system planned for uplands: A preliminary survey has been started with the aim of irrigating more than 30 dry areas along the Tamor River (kp 03/03/2015)

Why Focus On Small Scale Irrigation Systems, by Prachanda Pradhan (rn 27/02/2015)

Pancheshwar loses momentum (rep 26/02/2015)

Water pipe installation: House panel wants ‘less damage’ to road surface (kp 24/02/2015)

Eco-friendly toilet fails to impress, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 19/02/2015)

Water crisis hits historical Udayapur village hard (ht 13/02/2015)

Melamchi water project: Pipe, road works to go in tandem (kp 11/02/2015)

Families leaving village due to water crisis (ht 30/01/2015)

KMC: Melamchi project failed to repair roads (kp 29/01/2015)

Melamchi project faces setback, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 27/01/2015)

Toilet construction drive picks up pace in Dolakha, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 25/01/2015)

ODF zone sans single toilet (ht 23/01/2015)

Construction of Sikta canal to begin (kp 19/01/2015), Sikta Irrigation Project deadline deferred to mid-2019, by Rudra Khadka (rep 22/01/2015)

Open defecation free in name only, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 19/01/2015)

Acute water shortage hits locals hard (ht 16/01/2015)

Sanitation, Justice And Development, by Bishesh Aryal (sp 16/01/2015)

Plans afoot to replace water pipelines in Biratnagar, by Binod Subedi (rep 15/01/2015)

Water crisis hits ODF zone plan in Doti (ht 12/01/2015)

Knowing The Quality Before Drinking, by Jeevan K. Prasain (rn 09/01/2015)

Govt steps up sanitation drive in Tarai districts, by Suresh Yadav (rep 03/01/2015)

Folks in Bajura facing acute shortage of drinking water (ht 02/01/2015)

Koshi basin cooperation: The way of optimizing benefits, by Y.B. Thapa (ht 02/01/2015)

Bheri-Babai project: Tunnel works to start within two months (kp 30/12/2014)

Thirsty Capital loses ancient taps to construction (kp 29/12/2014)

Doti locals reeling under water crisis Shortage has affected hygiene, sanitation and encouraged open defecation (ht 28/12/2014)

Disabled-friendly toilets to be built in capital (ht 27/12/2014)

Melamchi’s tunnel vision: Less than two years remains for the completion of the 27.5 km Melamchi tunnel; only 9.9 km has been completed so far; Could this mean the project is headed for another delay? (kp 23/12/2014), Groundwork: Laying the water main for the much-awaited project without causing a major distrubance to the Valley’s road network is a matter of striking a right balance, by Sanik Kharel (kp 23/12/2014), Timely completion possible if work keeps up current pace, interview with Ghanashyam Bhattarai (kp 23/12/2014), From trickle to torrent: KUKL requires a qualified and capable manager to effectively deliver safe and potable water to the Valley residents, by Pramesh K.C. (kp 23/12/2014), House committee submits report on Melamchi project (rep 25/12/2014)

Stakeholders call for ensuring WASH rights of every citizen (ht 18/12/2014)

Thousands dig irrigation canals in century-old tradition, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 18/12/2014)

Construction delay renders water projects inoperable, by Lawadev Dhungana (kp 14/12/2014)

Losing the war: Toxic levels of arsenic in Nepal’s water supply can lead to the rise of even ‘stronger’ superbugs, by Brian Beard (kp 14/12/2014)

Biratnagar residents complain of contaminated water supply, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 14/12/2014)

KUKL-JICA to collaborate to curb drinking water leakage (rep 11/12/2014)

Right to sanitation: Clarion call (sp 05/12/2014)

New Irrigation Bill for better mgmt of sector, by Sangam Prasain (kp 05/12/2014)

Whose water? The process of negotiations between the up and down stream communities should be stalked out, by Kamal Devkota (rep 25/11/2014)

Melamchi water unlikely to reach Kathmandu by mid-April 2016: Officials not satisfied with contractor's work performance, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 24/11/2014)

Doti likely to miss deadline todeclare the district ODF zone (ht 23/11/2014)

Look south: To meet sanitation goals by 2017, Nepal needs to focus on the Tarai (kp 21/11/2014)

30pc Nepalis defecate out in open, by Pragati Shahi (kp 20/11/2014), Basic sanitation one of country’s greatest unmet challenges (ht 20/11/2014)

Locals deprived of clean drinking water for years (ht 20/11/2014)

Water crunch hits Simle of Udaypur (ht 17/11/2014)

Inheritance of duty, by Sewa Bhattarai (rep 14/11/2014)

Melamchi project: Govt told to complete project within May 2016 (kp 13/11/2014), House committee for timely completion of Melamchi project (rep 13/11/2014), House committee seeks more water projects (ht 13/11/2014)

Toilets for all, by Michael Rosencrantz (rep 13/11/2014)

Struggle of a Small Town for Water: Bidur Municipality has over a dozen water users committees that manage one or more sources, by Ngamindra Dahal (sp 07/11/2014)

Valley s groundwater: Gloomy future ahead, by Dipendra Gautam (ht 07/11/2014)

191 families get access to safe water in Baglung, by Lal Prasad Sharma and Prakash Baral (kp 31/10/2014)

IWA Specialist Conference begins (ht 28/10/2014)

Waterway to democracy: Water does not just provide life, it also ensures genuine development, by Prabin Kumar (kp 24/10/2014)

Experts call for eco-friendly water infrastructures (rep 16/10/2014)

Saptari irrigation canals await maintenance (kp 11/10/2014)

31.77pc of Melamchi project complete (ht 09/10/2014)

Water crisis in Sindhuli VDCs: Question looms over open defecation free zone declaration (ht 07/10/2014)

Murky water troubles Khandbari locals (kp 25/09/2014)

Melamchi tunnel construction: Contractor told to have own crusher (kp 23/09/2014)

Project on groundwater use launched (kp 18/09/2014), Research begins on groundwater use (kp 19/09/2014)

Toilets mandatory to access electricity, subsidised rice (ht 17/09/2014)

Struggle of a Small Town for Water, by Ngamindra Dahal (sp 12/09/2014)

Water crunch hits Bhojpur folks hard (ht 08/09/2014)

Water Corporation fails to recover millions in tariff (ht 04/09/2014)

Talking about toilets: Toilet construction drive brought better sanitation but seems to have ignored some fundamental aspects, by Deepak Thapa (kp 28/08/2014)

Dhobis struggle as waterspouts dry up, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 22/08/2014)

Melamchi water supply project will complete by mid-2016: ADB veep (rep 16/08/2014)

KMC struggles to run safe water campaign (ht 14/08/2014)

Running water: Nepal should reserve the right to use fresh water runoffs for irrigation while signing the PTA with India, by Prakash Bom (kp 06/08/2014)

Drinking water projects incomplete, by Madhav Aryal (kp 02/08/2014)

KMC to build new toilet in Kathmandu Durbar Square area (ht 27/07/2014)

Water woes impact Hetauda (ht 27/07/2014)

Valley house owners asked to build septic tanks, by Samik Kharel (kp 17/07/2014)

Water distribution: KUKL releases new schedule, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 16/07/2014)

Lake city reeling under water crisis (ht 15/07/2014)

Bring drinking water supply under single auhority: experts (rep 12/07/2014)

Melamchi water: Not a dream, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (ht 09/07/2014)

Health concerns without proper sewerage system, by Pragati Shahi (kp 08/07/2014)

Treading water: It is important for the water discourse to converge at the borders rather than between capital cities, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 08/07/2014)

Water crisis in Doti village after youths vandalise tank (ht 06/07/2014)

KUKL unveils new water distribution schedule (rep 05/07/2014)

Water paucity mars ODF declaration (ht 04/07/2014)

Call of nature? Kathmandu lacks answer: Has one public toilet for about 65,000 people, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 03/07/2014)

Water, water nowhere: As an indispensable resource that is becoming increasingly scarce, water could potentially be a source of conflict, by Rahul Karki (kp 01/07/2014)

Work on Sikta Irrigation Project resumes (kp 19/06/2014)

Sanitation for all: Regional cooperation and better policy will reduce inequalities for sanitation coverage, by Jhabindra Bhandari (kp 17/06/2014)

KUKL mulls new action plan to improve water supply in Valley (ht 11/06/2014)

Govt demolishes illegal houses affecting irrigation (kp 10/06/2014)

Local resistance putswater project in limbo (ht 09/06/2014)

So much depends on it: The poor management of the government-owned drinking-water supply system, and the lack of the big water-supply project, has forced people in certain parts of the valley to depend more and more on traditional systems of water supply, by Pragati Shahi (kp 07/06/2014)

Water crisis acute in Khotang villages: Locals say sources of water dried up in six VDCs, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 01/06/2014)

VDC denies services to 1,000 households without toilets (kp 29/05/2014)

Where people trek 14 km for water (ht 29/05/2014)

All houses in Bajura villages have toilets (ht 29/05/2014)

Baglung, Sarlahi folks grapple with acute shortage of water, by Prakash Baral and Aman Koirala (kp 28/05/2014), Doti grapples with water crisis (ht 28/05/2014)

Locals pay for water that does not flow (ht 27/05/2014)

Water from Melamchi no longer far-fetched dream: With mega project firing on all cylinders, officials say water will flow to capital within two years, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 27/05/2014)

Bhojpur village to spend all budget in toilet construction, by Shahi Man Rai (kp 25/05/2014)

Villagers no longer use toilets, by Pratap Bista (kp 25/05/2014)

Water projects everywhere but not a drop will flow (ht 20/05/2014), Water crisis in far-west hills (ht 21/05/2014)

Water crunch hits Kamalakhoch VDCs (ht 20/05/2014)

Doti not ready to be declared ODF zone (ht 20/05/2014)

Drinking water gets scarce (ht 16/05/2014)

Banganga irrigation works in sorry state since years, by Kiranman Bajracharya (rep 14/05/2014)

KUKL, KDVA trade blame for water shortage, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 13/05/2014)

Water crisis grips VDCs in Khotang (ht 12/05/2014)

Govt makes septic tank mandatory for all buildings, by Anil Giri (kp 10/05/2014)

Colonization of Water Resources, by Ratna Sansar Shrestha (sp 09/05/2014)

Empty pitchers to protest water woes (ht 05/05/2014)

TU colleges ‘fail’ to manage campus toilets (kp 04/05/2014)

Scarcity of drinking water hits 3,000 folks (ht 03/05/2014)

Water crunch hits Sindhuli, Damauli (ht 02/05/2014)

Fate of Surkhet irrigation project uncertain (ht 02/05/2014)

Water shortage grips Palpa village, by Madhav Aryal (kp 01/05/2014)

Pumping plant to end Damauli water woes (kp 30/04/2014)

Next to godliness: Commitment from all stakeholders is needed  to achieve sanitation for all by 2017, by Ganga Datta Nepal (kp 27/04/2014)

55 years after initiation, Pinguwa irrigation project still incomplete, by Chandra Karki (kp 26/04/2014)

Sulabh Sauchalaya to begin toilet construction from Pashupati area (kp 26/04/2014), Sulabh toilets coming to Nepal (ht 26/04/2014)

Budget crunch hits drinking  water project in Udayapur (ht 25/04/2014)

Water supply cut in Nepalgunj (ht 22/04/2014)

Water crunch hits Chainpur (ht 21/04/2014)

Melamchi project to gain pace from June (rep 21/04/2014)

Dhankuta village reels under water shortage (ht 20/04/2014)

Access to water, toilets to all by ’30 (ht 18/04/2014), Nepal pledges basic toilets for all by 2017 (rep 18/04/2014)

Water crunch hits Rautahat people (ht 14/04/2014)

Ramechhap folks reel under acute water shortage, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 13/04/2014)

KUKL set to dig reconstructed roads of Kathmandu, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 13/04/2014)

Melamchi water project: Consultants take away 34pc money (kp 12/04/2014)

Govt plans to manage Melamchi water: Government plans to improve reservoirs, refurbish  distribution network and enhance supply capacity (kp 03/04/2014)

Irrigation projects nowhere near completion (ht 01/04/2014)

Siraha villages reeling under acute water shortage (rep 29/03/2014)

Sindhuli streams ‘begging bowls’ for making fast bucks, by Min Kumar Dahal (ht 27/03/2014)

‘There’s more to water than electricity’, by Pragati Shahi (kp 25/03/2014), 7 years on, KUKL customers far away from point of service, by Samik Kharel (kp 25/03/2014), Aggravated water  crisis looms in valley, by Basant Sharma (ht 25/03/2014)

Sanitation problem grave in cities: n urban areas, access to toilet is often not the problem but the management of fecal sludge is very crucial (kp 25/03/2014)

Four schools feted for proper sanitation (ht 23/03/2014)

Constitution to ensure right to clean water, sanitation (ht 23/03/2014)

Govt's measures to resolve water woes ineffective (rep 23/03/2014)

Water Access Brings Joy: Some 35 families, including Chandra’s, provided their labour and worked for a period of around 50 days, by Alina R. Shrestha (sp 21/03/2014)

Sound water resources management: Working together is necessary, by Peter W. Bodde (ht 21/03/2014)

What to do while waiting for the Melamchi mirage?, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 21/03/2014)

Disabled-friendly toilets sought (ht 19/03/2014)

38pc households lack toilets in Parsa, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 16/03/2014)

Plan to up water treatment efficacy (kp 13/03/2014)

KUKL plans schedule to ration water: Consumers will be able to access the water supply schedule on the KUKL website, by Samik Kharel (kp 10/03/2014), KUKL fails to keep its word on supply schedule, by Samik Kharel (kp 24/03/2014))

Govt secretariat poor in terms of cleanliness (ht 09/03/2014)

With no drinking water access, locals move to river bank, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 09/03/2014)

Melamchi hits rough weather yet again: Italian contractor runs two weeks behind schedule, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 09/03/2014), Pipe dream: Water scarcity in Kathmandu (rep 11/03/2014), 35 metre tunnel built in a month (kp 15/03/2014)

Severe water crisis hits Jagannath VDC in Bajura (ht 07/03/2014)

Water tops list of demands (ht 06/03/2014)

Rolpa folks turn against district's poor hygiene, by Hira Bahadur Gharti Magar (rep 01/03/2014)

Water shortage acute in Tansen, by Madhav Aryal (kp 28/02/2014)

Sewer lines to be laid along Bagmati in three years (ht 25/02/2014)

13 pc people deprived of drinking water in Kanchanpur (ht 25/02/2014)

Rain harvest became their lifeline after years of water shortage woes (kp 19/02/2014)

Embankment construction halted due to tax dispute, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 18/02/2014)

Schoolchildren grapple with water shortage, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 17/02/2014)

Water project in limbo as contractor vanishes (ht 16/02/2014)

Hetauda denizens reeling under water crisis (ht 15/02/2014)

Ponds in sorry state (ht 15/02/2014)

Fluid Crisis: Not only Kathmandu, but all places of the country are increasingly facing the problem of water, by Nikki Sharma (sp 14/02/2014)

KUKL asks govt for charge of Melamchi water supply project (kp 14/02/2014)

Water crunch gives Doti residents sleepless nights (ht 14/02/2014)

NWSC hikes water tariff (kp 13/02/2014), Water tariff goes up by 50pc, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 13/02/2014)

Locals excluded by Kavre water project up in arms, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 12/02/2014)

Solar drinking water project doomed (ht 11/02/2014)

Water woes remain a decade after project (ht 11/02/2014)

Drops to drink: Water safety plan is a step towards ensuring supply of drinking water, by Ganga Datta Nepal (kp 09/02/2014)

Khotang reeling under water crisis as wells run dry (ht 06/02/2014)

Bajura folks drinking contaminated water (ht 05/02/2014)

Melamchi water project: Construction of water plant to begin Tuesday (kp 01/02/2014), Water treatment plant construction to begin on Feb 4 (ht 01/02/2014), Construction of water treatment plant begins (ht 05/02/2014)

ODF tag still a distant dream for Siraha: Locals accuse govt authorities of swindling funds meant for project (ht 01/02/2014)

Dhaulagiri ‘first’ open defecation free zone, by Prakash Baral and Ghanshyam Khadka (kp 31/01/2013)

ODF zones back to square one (ht 29/01/2014)

35 years on, Palpa irrigation project still incomplete, by Madhav Aryal (kp 28/01/2014)

Water crunch hits Dhankuta (ht 28/01/2014)

Open-defecation free zone declared (ht 27/01/2013)

Conflict brewing over shrinking water resources, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 26/01/2014)

Sanitation for all: Eliminating open defecation will help avert communicable diseases, by Balaram Chaulagain (kp 12/01/2014)

Water & sanitation: Clean Call, by Nikki Sharma (sp 10/01/2014)

Do it already: The Melamchi Drinking Water Project cannot be postponed any further (kp 03/01/2014), Tunnel construction for Melamchi water project set to begin in a month (ht 03/01/2014)

Department of Irrigation (DoI)

Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS)

Plenty of water, not enough strategy: How inadequate accessibility, poor governance and a volatile government can tip the balance against ensuring water security: The case of Nepal, by Eloise M. Biggs, John M.A. Duncan, Peter M. Atkinson and Jadunandan Dash (Environmental Science & Policy November 2013)

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