Training on Valve Operators

Date       Dec 29th 08– Jan 16th, 2009
Venue   Industrial Enterprise Development Institute (IEDI), Tripureshwor.
Resource Persons KUKL staffs
Participants  125


With aim to improve skill of valve operators from 10 branches of Kathmandu valley, Human Resource Development department from KUKL organized three-days training program on ‘Valve Operation’ at IEDI hall, Tripureshwor. The core aim of the training program was to improve skill of valve operators working at KUKL. The training program centered on enhancing theoretical knowledge of participants and included a day as field visit (from Sundarijal intake to Mahankalchaur) to impart practical understanding of water distribution network from intake to treatment plant. 125 participants from 10 branches of Kathmandu Valley undertook the training program in five batches.

Topics discussed during training sessions were:

  • Types of valves, causes of valve failure and operation of valves
  • Water hammering, water quality and leaks
  • Customer relation and occupational health and safety
  • Rationing ,benefit of proper exercising of water  valve and valve inspection