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Tunnel of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project comes into operation

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      February 22 2021

 

Kathmandu, Nepal, February 22, 2021: Tunnel of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project has come into operation from Monday. With the completion of testing of the 22-Kilometer long water tunnel of the project, the long wait to distribute the drinking water would come into the implementation soon.

The testing of tunnel was held amid a program organized at the project site in Sindhupalchowk district on Monday. Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Mani Thapa inaugurated the testing of the tunnel.

Though the project had conducted similar testing in last July, it had not come to implementation as the tunnel had burst while testing.  Two employees of the project had lost their lives in the incidents.