KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign has demanded the government completely manage the sewage from Gokarna Dam to Pashupati Aryaghat. The demand has been made after the Bagmati cleaning campaign completed its 506th week, however, the river in the estuary area has not been cleaned.

Man falls into sewage, dies

October 27, 2018 17:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: A man died after falling into sewage drain near the main entrance to the Tribhuvan University Balkhu.

SARLAHI, June 16: Locals from Harion, Sarlahi are in dismay after the sewage formed during the manufacture of alcohol at Amarwati Distillery entered their homes.

BUTWAL, May 23: Just a few months ago, many cattle of Tilottama Municipality-15 of Rupandehi district fell ill after drinking water from a canal near the village. Locals said some goats even died after drinking the water.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Melamchi water is expected to come to Kathmandu Valley this October. But the government has not made any concrete plan for proper management of surge in wastewater in the Valley.

NEPALGANJ, Oct 29: Bheri Zonal Hospital of Nepalgunj has been discharging sewage and septic tank contents into the city's open dumps, resulting in strong and unbearable stench in the surrounding areas, according to the locals.

TIKAPUR, July 20: Prakash Shah of Tikapur town has seen flood inundating his town number of times. But except for the massive flood of 1985, some of the houses in Tikapur would still be spared by the flood.

Salvaging sewage

June 10, 2016 14:07 pm

A couple of years ago, a college trip took my classmates and I to the Gujeshwori Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kathmandu. On my part, it was a well-anticipated trip as I had many questions about why the river systems of Kathmandu were so polluted and what was being done to stymie the unrelenting flow of dirty water into the Bagmati.