Implications of bulk water transfer on local water management institutions: A case study of the Melamchi Water Supply Project in Nepal

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Pant, Dhruba; Bhattarai, Madhusudan; Basnet, Govinda;
(2008)
  • Subject: Institutional Impacts, Water transfer, Melamchi Water Supply Project, Urban water supply, Water rights, Local water management institutions, Kathmandu, Environmental management, Devolution,

"To mitigate a drinking water crisis in Kathmandu valley, the Government of Nepal initiated the Melamchi Water Supply Project in 1997, which will divert water from the Melamchi River to Kathmandu city's water supply network. In the first phase, the Project will divert 1... View more
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