Groundwater Asia

Mapping Groundwater Resilience to Climate Change and Human Development in Asian Cities
Mapping Groundwater Resilience to Climate Change and Human Development in Asian Cities

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Publications

October 2009
This study was carried out to assess the overall water quality and identify major variables affecting the deep groundwater quality in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Forty-two deep wells were sampled during pre-monsoon and monsoon seasons in 2007 and analyzed for the major physicochemical variables. The [...]
April 2011
This paper develops a structured framework that considers an index of means for achieving sustainability, the ‘groundwater sustainability infrastructure index (GSII)’, as a measure of groundwater sustainability. The infrastructure here refers to the existing knowledge, practices, and institutions whose adequate strengthening helps achieve groundwater [...]
March 2013
For effective planning of activities aimed at recovering aquifer depletion and maintaining the health of groundwater ecosystem, estimates of spatial distribution in groundwater storage volume would be useful. The estimated volume, if analyzed together with other hydrogeologic characteristics, may help delineate potential areas for [...]

Thesis

May 2019
Groundwater resources in Kathmandu valley, Nepal is perceiving immense stress due to high rate of abstraction along with climate change. The upshot of over abstracting groundwater results in declining groundwater levels and further leads to social, environmental and economic problems. Climate change might add [...]

Presentations