Khong Khola

Khong Khola is a small perennial river near the town of Darjeeling, India. During dry season when the water supply of Darjeeling from Senchal lake becomes short, water is often pumped from Khong Khola to the town. The Darjeeling municipality has recently submitted proposals for four drinking water projects to the government. These are: (i) a Sindhap ground reservoir, estimated to cost Rs 66 lakh, (ii) the Rungdung Khola water project, estimated to cost Rs 4.6 crore, (iii) the Khong Khola, estimated to cost Rs 20 lakh, and (iv) the Senchal lake water reservoir, estimated to cost Rs 1.4 crore.