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Table 1 Erosion events and damaged area cases number measured along 42 % of the watershed roads network

From: Rural earthen roads impact assessment in Phewa watershed, Western region, Nepal

Surveyed road Erosion events Damaged areas
Road Agriculture land
Classification Length (km) Ratio Cases number Cases number Cases number
Total road 138.2 100 % 179 155 21
Earthen road 128.9 93 % 179 155 21
Black top road 9.3 7 % 0 0 0
Drivable 124 90 % 144 122 12
Undrivable 14.2 10 % 38 33 9
Maintained 72.1 52 % 39 29 2
Unmaintained 66.1 48 % 140 126 19
  1. Results are given also according to surveyed roads classification. Note that the majority of the watershed road network surveyed is earthen surfaced and drivable