eDesign Dynamics was contracted by Possible Health to design the water resources and waste management systems for its hospital facility in Achham, Far Western Region, Nepal.
The redevelopment project will expand inpatient and outpatient capacity, upgrade existing facilities, and expand on-site residences for hospital staff and their families. Water demand and disposal requirements will double with the facility expansion. EDD serves as the lead technical designer for water supply and wastewater disposal facilities and is meeting the expanded water demand with reliable, year-round sources, a modern delivery system, and developing sustainable, low-maintenance treatment facilities for grey and black water generated by the hospital and its resident staff. EDD is consulting with the Nepali engineering firm Ethicons to ensure the design uses existing technologies in the country, such as treatment wetlands with native vegetation, and readily available materials for ease of maintenance and self-sufficiency. Once complete, the hospital will be equipped to meet the needs more fully and efficiently of the people living in this remote region of Nepal.