Training programme on 'Sustainable Water Management' 10-14 November 2013 at Kathmandu, Nepal

CSE is organising the following training programmes in partnership with Guthi (, Nepal. Sustainable water management systems like harvesting rainwater and decentralised wastewater treatment including reuse and recycle can substantially increase the availability of water in areas where supply is scarce and has also become an economical and ecological benefit. The details of the programme (s) are as follows:


Two day programme will focus on urban rainwater harvesting (RWH) and the potential it holds in augmentation of water availability by using public spaces to recharge their groundwater or store and reuse the rainwater. The training will also showcase examples to bring in required laws to enable individuals to undertake rainwater harvesting. The participants will get the opportunity to plan and design a rainwater harvesting system.



Two day programme will focus on decentralised wastewater treatment (DWWT) including recycling and reuse. The training will provide hand on experience in planning, designing implementation of DWWTS and monitoring interactive seminars, detailed case studies on planning and designing and class room instructions.

The participants will get a good exposure of the case studies implemented on the ground in and around Kathmandu through a field visit on Day 3 of the training – dated: November 12, 2013.

Target Audience: Practitioners, Researchers, Academicians, NGOs and Government stake holders from Nepal only.


Trade Tower, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal


Dr. Deblina Dwivedi,
Dy Programme Manager – Water Management, CSE

Anil Sthapit
Director (for registration and training fees contact)
Guthi, Nepal
E-mail:, Contact Tel: 997-4218386

Pratap Maharjan
(for registration and training fees contact)
Guthi, Nepal 
Contact: 977-016200776

Feed back of participants from the previous Nepal training programme, 5-9th July 2012

Private Firms:

Rina, Director, Technical Associates services Pvt. Ltd
The rainwater harvesting course including  traditional and new technology was the best part of the training programme. The training can help to spread awareness in the community and implementation of the projects can be carried out.

Bekha Ratna, Asst. Engineer, C.E Costruction Pvt. Ltd.
The training programme explained all design aspects of RWH as well as DEWAT system. The training can help in knowledge transfer.

Government Departments:

Chandra Shova, Senior Architect, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City Office
Practical work , site visits and film were the best part of the training programme.. The rainwater harvesting system can be used and implemneted in private houses.

SR Singh, Civil Engineer, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City
Decentralized sewage treatment planning designing were explained thoroughly. Rain water harvesting system may be used in Row housing as well as on community level.

Suraj Rajbhandari, Civil Eng, Centre for Integrated Urban Development
The knowledge can be used in advocating  as well as creating general awareness on local level.

Tost Raj, Civil Eng, Centre for Integrated Urban Development
The knowledge gained from training prgramme can help in changing the away of thinking and approach of people.


Riza Sharma, Masters in Env Science, Goldengate International College
The best part was the planning and designing of RWH and DEWATS components. I will surely use these training components in my thesis.

Kamana K.C M.Sc 2nd year

Practical exercises were the best of training programme. The system can be used and implemented on house hold level.