Dynamics of Domestic Water Consumption in the Urban Area of the Kathmandu Valley: Situation Analysis Pre and Post 2015 Gorkha Earthquake

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Sadhana Shrestha; Yoko Aihara; Arun Prasad Bhattarai; Niranjan Bista; Sudarshan Rajbhandari; Naoki Kondo; Futaba Kazama; Kei Nishida; Junko Shindo;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Water (issn: 2073-4441)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/w9030222
  • Subject: domestic water consumption | per capita water consumption (LPCD) | water supply | water sources | water cost | earthquake | Kathmandu Valley | Hydraulic engineering | TC1-978 | Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes | TD201-500

Information regarding domestic water consumption is vital, as the Kathmandu Valley will soon be implementing the Melamchi Water Supply Project; however, updated information on the current situation after the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake (GEQ) is still lacking. We investigated... View more
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