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KATHMANDU: The flood and landslide-affected Melamchi Drinking Water Project has seen 60 percent progress in its maintenance works. The flood and landslide that occurred on June 15 last year had caused damages to the project.
Divisional Engineer of Melamchi Drinking water Development Committee, Padma Bahadur Kunwar shared that preparation has been made to supply drinking water to the Kathmandu Valley on temporary basis by mid-April this year.
Chinese Company Xino Hydro informed that 60 percent progress has been made so far in clearing off the river debris with the assistance of Nepal Army (NA).
Talking to media persons at the Melamchi source site, Kunwar shared that maintenance works have come to a final stage. He further informed that gate numbers 1, 9 and 38 of the Melamchi River would be used in supplying water to Kathmandu on temporary basis.
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