Cookie tracking notice
Are we allowed to crumble with cookies and anonymous tracking?

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site (so called session cookies), while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). We use the application Matomo and the external service etracker to analyze your behavior on our website anonymously. Because we value your privacy, we are here with asking your permission to use the following technologies. You can change your settings any time via this link or the menu item in footer menu. For more information visit our Data Policy

SFD Lite Report - Bandipora, India

CSE (2020)

Published in: 2020
Pages: 9



Uploaded by:
SuSanA Admin

Partner profile:
common upload


Bandipora city is the headquarters in Bandipora District. Bandipora District is one of the 22 districts of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. The District lies in Northern Kashmir with Baramulla District in South and Kargil District in East. It is the 14th largest District by population in Jammu and Kashmir.

Bandipora city is located at a distance of 47 km from Srinagar and at a distance of 330 km from Jammu. It is located at mean elevation of about 1701 msl at 340 25’ 12” North and 740 39’ 00” East. The urban local body governing the town is Bandipora municipal council (BMC). Bandipora municipal council recently got promoted to a council status from a committee in July 2020. According to the 2011 census, the population of the city was 37081 and total number of households was 5584. BMC has an administrative area of 13.40 which is divided into 17 wards.

Bandipora city is located on the banks of Wular lake, Asia’s largest freshwater lake. In the recent years, the lake has been polluted due to inadvertent dumping of the polluted river waters and sewage affluence has led to a pandemic growth of algae in the waters of the Wular which is threatening the lake and its supporting life itself. The main source of pollution to Wular is Jhelum River. The Jhelum River carries all the waste from Srinagar city and other surrounding areas and deposits it in Wular.

The topography of Bandipora city is hilly since it lies at the foothills of Himalayas. The average rainfall is about 1,200 mm per annum. The climate in the district is temperate cum mediterranean with cold weather in most part of the year. Average minimum and maximum temperature ranges from -10 to 32 degree Celsius. The soil type is silt clay loamy (70%) and sandy loamy soil (30%)1. The water supplied in the city is predominantly through piped system4. The total water supply in the city is 4.8 Million Litres per Day (MLD) with per capita water supply of 135 Litres Per Capita and per Day (LPCD).

Bibliographic information

CSE (2020). SFD Lite Report - Bandipora, India. CSE

Filter tags

East Asia & Pacific English SFD Report


SFD Lite Report - Bandipora, India

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.48 MB

Share this page on    

Follow us on    

SuSanA Partners  currently 400 partners

Networks Circle


Latest SuSanA Blog Articles

SuSanA Blog »

SuSanA newsletter

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

Subscribe to newsletter »




Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

Add item to library »

The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Shit flow diagrams, excreta flow diagrams (310 SFDs worldwide)

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.

Emersan eCompendium

Humanitarian Sanitation Hub

Sanitation Workers Knowledge and Learning Hub




Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

Suggest content to add »

SuSanA partners

Not yet a SuSanA partner? Show your organisation's support to SuSanA's vision and engage in  knowledge sharing by becoming partners.

Apply to become a partner »

Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

By getting a SuSanA login you can fully participate in the SuSanA community!

Register as a member


Forgot your password?
Forgot your username?