Water and Sanitation

Status of water and sanitation coverage by national and ecological zone

 

Nationwide Coverage and Functionality Status of Water Supply and Sanitation in Nepal a study conducted by Department of water supply and sewerage; Ministry of Urban development reveals that the national level of water supply facility coverage is 83.59 percent, whereas previously it was only 80.4 percent. However, water supply coverage facility could not increase noticeably the sanitation coverage has shown highly positive increment of 27.28 percent reaching 70.28 percent. The national sanitation coverage percentage was just 43.3 percent in the previous study.

 

Region   2010  2012     Mid 2014
Water Sanitation Projected Pop Total HH Water  Sanitation Water Sanitation Projected Pop
 %   HH % HH % % %
EDR 76.4 42.2 6374298 1142476 885902 77.5 560752 49.1 82.45 62.58 5997378
CDR 81.3 46.1 9859227 1723142 1340244 77.8 894612 51.9 85.21 62.77 10324734
WDR 84.6 53.5 5468946 900637 791925 87.9 623169 69.2 82.84 80.6 5076207
MWDR 76.3 30.7 3646321 638510 491595 77 341692 53.5 80.92 86.29 3776833
FWDR 83.32 29.1 2694765 432659 331282 76.6 170353 39.4 84.68 78.19 2660729
Ecological                      
Mountain 77.6 33.6 1987700 296850 221366 74.6 136469 46 80.19 74.48 1549734
Hill 79.9 52.9 12292169 2265392 1819154 80.3 1450040 64 84.89 87.14 12220211
Terai 81.2 35.6 13763688 2261182 1800428 79.6 1004069 44.4 84.79 56.93 14065936
Nepal 80.4 43.3 28043657 4823424 3840948 79.6 2590578 53.7 83.59 70.28 27835882
Source: Nationwide Coverage and Functionality Status of Water Supply and Sanitation in Nepal; NMIP; MoUD