Melamchi Water Supply Main Gate to Closed from Today

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The main gate of Melamchi water supply project tunnel at Ambathan in Sindhupalchok has been closed from today. It is reported that the supply was stopped when the flow of the Melamchi river increased and the water started to become cloudy due to flooding. The water flowing in the upper coastal area and the flood in the Melamchi river caused damage to the dam of the project. Also, Ratna Lamichhane, Executive Director of Melamchi Water Supply Development Committee informed that the supply has been stopped from today to protect the project after the bridge leading to the project was washed away.

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