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Rainwater Harvesting and Stormwater Management
Urban flooding from even small storms is increasingly becoming a problem worldwide. In addition, this problem contributes to sewage spills, even in developed countries with extensive sewage treatment networks. This is especially a problem in Kathmandu. During a rainstorm, people avoid the Jamal area because it can be flooded with up to half a meter of water, enough to even go into shops along the road. The main road next to Kupondole becomes a river ...
SmartPaani @ the Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneur Bazaar
SmartPaani has been invited to take part in the Surya Nepal Social Entrepreneur Bazaar, organized by Change Fusion at Babar Mahal. The Bazaar is 3 days, with 60 companies, where 20 will have their products/services displayed every day. SmartPaani will be there on Thursday, October 4th from 4-9 p.m. We encourage everybody to attend all 3 days as there are some really interesting businesses and organizations doing great things (some are also making great food). ...
Aamir Khan on Rainwater Harvesting
Great coverage of the benefits and positive examples of rainwater harvesting in India. http://www.satyamevjayate.in/issue12/videos/kTZ6fxSL8b8/ The TV program itself has covered critical issues in India and helped spread awareness around India of certain issues. This is an excellent issue on the importance of rainwater harvesting and success stories. Many of these success stories are relevant for Nepal.
MegaBank Announces 9% Interest Financing for SmartPaani Systems
On the occasion of World Environment Day 2012, Mega Bank announced its partnership with One Planet Solution to provide 9% interest financing for SmartPaani systems. This type of partnership is the first of its kind in Nepal, and Mega Bank is the first major bank ...