Nepali Scientists find bacteria levels linked to sewerage in the water above WHO acceptable levels. This peaks during monsoon season and can be linked to levels of bacteria in Kathmandu's water. What is needed to reduce this? Better sewerage systems? A vaccination programme?
Better household management of water?
The paper concludes that all these are important but that changes to the water systems after the recent earthquake and political difficulties.
Bagmati's Human Garlands
Celebration and clean up of the Bagmati river in April 2015
Dhunge Dhara: Kathmandu's Stone Taps
Mangal Bazaar Dunghi Dhara in Patan Square
The Stone Spouts of Patan
Dreams of Piped Water
The Melamchi River Project
Exporting Bottled Water
Nepali Times 2000 piece.
Ghana's water problems
An audio report exploring issues with sustainable drinking water supply in Ghana