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Application of eight-step methodology for reviving springs and improving springshed management in the Mid-hills of NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Springs are the main source of water for millions of people in the mid-hills of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs to meet their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs. There is increasing evidence that springs are drying up, or their discharge is reducing throughout the HKH. As a result, communities are facing unprecedented water stress.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIPs) are a proven technology, and can potentially be a game changer in Nepal’s irrigation sector by providing clean irrigation to millions of farmers. However, the relatively high capital cost of SPIPs is the main impediment that prevents large scale adoption of SPIPs.Document
Reviving springs in the Mid-hills, and promoting solar pumps in the Terai, Nepal : WLE-ICIMOD final dissemination workshop, Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu 20 December 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) project was a two-year research programme initiated in January 2015. The main objectives of the project were to obtain sustainable access to drinking water in the mid hills and agricultural water in the Terai. The spring revival component was implemented jointly with ACWADAM and Helvetas in two districts of Nepal, namely Sindupalchowk and Dailekh.