Kathmandu, Nepal: The Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has made clear that it will supply water from the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) to the households outside the Ring Road as well.
KUKL General Manager Dr. Mahesh Prasad Bhattarai has made the revelations at the fifth annual general meeting of the KUKL held in Kathmandu on Sunday. General Manager Bhattarai has made clear as there was a speculation that the KUKL would supply water from the MWSP to the households inside the Ring Road only.
According to the General Manager Bhattarai, the KUK is managing drinking water supply by supplying around 110 million liters of water on a daily basis against the daily demand that stands at 400 million liters in a day.
Likewise, General Manager Bhattarai also said in the function that the KUKL is currently supplying water to the areas in the Valley facing water shortage through 21 tankers daily.
Three tube wells would be constructed in addition within the current fiscal year to facilitate water supply system for the Valley dwellers, he said in the function.
Secretary at the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Bhim Prasad Upadhyay, also expressed his commitment for the timely completion of the project to deliver the Melamchi's water to the households in the Valley by mid-October.
During the function, Melamchi Water Supply Development Board Executive Director Ghanashyam Bhattarai informed about the developments of the project.