Campaign to preserve groundwater

Kathmandu: Centre for Integrated Urban Development (CIUD) has launched a campaign to preserve groundwater level in Kathmandu Valley. Prakash Amatya, executive director, CIUD, said that the main aim of the campaign is to recharge the groundwater through natural water sources.

CIUD, in association with Lalitpur Sub Metropolitan City, launched the campaign in Sundhara, Lalitpur, last Friday. Earlier, several organisations such as UN-HABITAT, Bottlers Nepal, Bentley University, and Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City had launched a ground water recharge project in Sundhara of Lalitpur.

Source: The Himalayan Times, July 25, 2011

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