• Budget crunch hits drinking water projects

    Kailali : The drinking water projects operated in Kailali have been hit hard due to budget crunch. According to the Drinking Water and Sanitation Division Office, Dhangadhi, over two dozen drinking water projects that were initiated in Kailali since 2007 have been facing uncertainty due to budget crisis. The offic...

  • WASH brings happiness in Maa Santoshi Tole

    Siraha : Maa Santoshi village is in ward one of Lahan Municipality, and most of the residents are Dalits. Previously, the people of these communities had to travel a long distance to Matiyarba to collect water. Once there, they would face lengthy wait times, with those of higher caste getting priority. The water...

  • Fecal Sludge Desludgers Discouraged by Government’s Action

    Kathmandu :  Fecal sludge desludgers express their agony on government’s action for not constructing the disposal site and arresting and penalizing them for disposing the fecal sludge into the sewer network. “Either the government should do this work, if not and cannot support our work then at least it should not h...

  • Kathmandu Valley Board to Regulate Licensing of Fecal Sludge Desludgers

    Kathmandu : The Kathmandu Valley Water Supply Management Board (KVWSMB) is going to regulate Fecal Sludge desludging and transporting private service providers. Executive Director of KVWSMB Dr. Sanjeev Bickram Rana said that the regulation is being prepared to address the existing problems faced by the private serv...

  • Local Governments need to increase WASH budget at least tenfold

    Sunsari : Five Local Governments (LGs) have unveiled Palika level Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Plan (WASH Plan) this week at Sunsari District. Barju Rural Municipality (RM), Gadhi RM, Duhabi Municipality (Mun), Ramdhuni and Barahakshetra Mun have unveiled WASH Plan, and expressed commitment to implement the plan effec...