© 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. It is recommended to integrate river water pollution management and maintain ecologically to achieve the healthy urban development. Ramro Jorpati, Hamro Jorpati, and Pudasaini Maitri Samaj have been carrying out the Bagmati Clean-up Campaign in the region above Guheshwori for past four years on. The case study of Bagmati River pollution is analyzed for current and future wastewater production and treatment scenario based on the two important indicators of aquatic health. Copyright © 2020 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors. A comparison of simulated DO and BOD values for 2020 and 2030 with 2014 values indicated that the water quality of the Bagmati River within Kathmandu Valley will not significantly improve as a result of the planned wastewater treatment plants requiring additional countermeasures. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. These include "pollution loads modification, flow augmentation and placement of weirs … We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. The deceased has been identified as Lahanu Tharu, 58, of the rural municipality. The number of people bathing in Bagmati River in Jorpati area last year has reduced this year due to increased level of pollution. The study pointed out the inefficiencies of the current practice of discharging untreated sewage into the surface water and causing largely in the river water and unsuitability of river water of water from the Gaurighat to the Chovar area. Pudasaini said dead fish were found today while cleaning the river. The results showed that the water quality of the Bagmati River is relatively better during monsoon season due to higher river flow in comparison to the dry season. It is recommended to integrate river water pollution management and maintain ecologically to achieve the healthy urban development. The DO and BOD were simulated to assess river pollution along a 25 km stretch between Sundarijal and Chovar. The Bagmati River contains large amounts of untreated sewage, and large levels of pollution of the river exist due primarily to the region's large population. Environmentalist Sagar Sigdel said, “The fish died in the river due to paucity of oxygen following the mixture of human excreta in the river.”. Narendra Raj Basnet of High Powered Bagmati Cleanup Committee, singer Komal Oli, campaigner LP Bhanu Sharma, security personnel and others participated in the clean-up campaign. Revelation of inefficient practice of discharging untreated sewage. The campaigners of Bagmati Clean-up Campaign said so after witnessing such incident on the occasion of the 205th week of the Campaign today. A girl is seen cleaning Bagmati River under Bagmati clean-up campaign, in Thapathali, Kathmandu, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Contribution to solve the challenging Bagmati river pollution of Kathmandu Valley. KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 11 The study pointed out the inefficiencies of the current practice of discharging untreated sewage into the surface water and causing largely in the river water and unsuitability of river water of water from the Gaurighat to the Chovar area. Scenario based modeling and analysis for sustainable urban development. Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.swaqe.2017.06.001. United Nations Population Fund today handed over IT equipment to the Central Bureau of Statistics as it ramps up its preparations for the 12th National Population and Housing Census, due to take place in June. According to the data of Ministry of Social Development, at least six fatalities have been reported in the province during the past 10 days. The paper assesses the sustainability of the surface water resources of Kathmandu valley by analyzing the water quality parameters such as Dissolved Oxygen (DO) and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD). Contribution to solve the challenging Bagmati river pollution of Kathmandu Valley. © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Six metric tonnes of waste was managed from Bagmati-Manohara area on the 244th week of Bagmati Clean-up Campaign. Pollution in the Bagmati River is a serious concern for the sustainable development of the Kathmandu Valley (Shrestha et al., 2015, Regmi et al., 2014, ICIMOD, 2007). Water pollution remains a challenging issue for the sustainable development of Kathmandu Valley despite several infrastructural, awareness-raising and policy measures. Likewise, the Rudramati river clean-up campaign entered its 199th week. Many residents in Kathmandu empty personal garbage and waste into the river. Police said they had asked for a total of Rs 30 million from the businessmen over telephone and threatened to inflict physi Read More... KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 11 We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. Water Evaluation And Planning (WEAP) model was used to simulate the current (year 2014) and future (year 2020 and 2030) river water quality conditions. KATHMANDU: The fish in the Bagmati River that lived in the clean water above Guheshwori have started dying as pollution prevails in the river yet again. The paper assesses the sustainability of the surface water resources of Kathmandu valley by analyzing the water quality parameters such as Dissolved Oxygen (DO) and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD). Pollution The Bagmati River is destination of much untreated sewage in Kathmandu, and large levels of pollution of the river exist due primarily to the region's large population. Speaking at an interaction with office-bearers of the Postal Service Department at the ministry today, Minister Gurung pointed out the need for crea Read More... KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 11 The government had begun construction of overhead bridges at sever Read More... KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 11 The results showed that the water quality of the Bagmati River is relatively better during monsoon season due to higher river flow in comparison to the dry season. Many residents in Kathmanduempty personal garbage and waste into the river. Read More... Bagmati River gets polluted yet again; fish start dying, Postal service needs to be revamped, says Minister Gurung, Four persons arrested on extortion charge, Construction of several overhead bridges delayed, UNFPA, UK govt hand over IT equipment to CBS to aid upcoming census, Covid-19 related fatality rate on rise in Sudurpaschim Province. Copyright © 2020 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors. Chairman of Samaj Uttam Pudasaini said the human excreta and garbage are again mixed up in the river and people have stopped visiting the riverbank like before. Maiti Nepal Chairperson Anuradha Koirala, personnel of Nepal Army and Armed Police Force, Nepal and Nepal Police joined the campaign. The river pollution dates back to the regime of late Juddha Shumsher, Rana PM from 1932-45, when the mixing up of sewage into the river started. A five-member constitutional bench of the Supreme Court today refused to issue an interim order in cases filed separately by Senior Advocate Dinesh Tripathi and Advocate Badri Raj Bhatta challenging Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Vice-chair Bamdev Gautam’s appointment to the Read More... KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 11 Twitter Similarly, five metric tonnes of waste was collected and managed from Bishnumati river cleanup campaign that entered 172nd week today. Police have arrested three swindlers, who threatened businessmen in the capital, saying they were members of the outlawed Communist Party of Nepal. In particular the Hanumante khola, Dhobi khola, Tukucha khola and Bishnumati khola are the most polluted. Photo: RSS. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. Assessment of Bagmati river pollution in Kathmandu Valley: Scenario-based modeling and analysis for sustainable urban development. and A person died on the spot after a spotted tiger attacked him in Geruwa Rural Municipality, Bardiya, on Saturday. The case study of Bagmati River pollution is analyzed for current and future wastewater production and treatment scenario based on the two important indicators of aquatic health. Furthermore, 12 metric tonnes of waste was managed after the ring road clean-up campaign that entered its 40th week. Attempts are being made to monitor the Bagmati River system and restore its cleanliness. The DO and BOD were simulated to assess river pollution along a 25 km stretch between Sundarijal and Chovar. KATHMANDU: The fish in the Bagmati River that lived in the clean water above Guheshwori have started dying as pollution prevails in the river yet again. Policy recommendation to maintain ecologically healthy urban development. The IT equipment, which is worth Rs 72 million, had been Read More... RAUTAHAT, NOVEMBER 11 Follow The Himalayan Times on The quantity and quality of river water, particularly during the dry season, is at very alarming levels along most of the river’s course through the valley. Wastewater treatment is virtually non-existent and most of the wastewater generated in the City flows untreated into the river. The DO and BOD were simulated to assess river pollution along a 25 km stretch between Sundarijal and Chovar. Minister for Communications and Information Technology Parvat Gurung thinks it is necessary to make postal service timely. Water Evaluation And Planning (WEAP) model was used to simulate the current (year 2014) and future (year 2020 and 2030) river water quality conditions. The tiger also t Read More... SUDURPASCHIM: Sudurpaschim Province has witnessed a rise in mortality rate in comparison to other provinces owing to the coronavirus transmission of late. The Bagmati River contains large amounts of untreated sewage, and large levels of pollution of the river exist due primarily to the region's large population.