As part of the design studies related to Imja Lake lowering, the task of the design study had been packaged to four tasks of survey and design, Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT), Ground Penetrative Radar (GPR) and bathymetric assessments.

The service providers selected for the packaged tasks of the design studies related to Imja Lake Lowering were CEPAD Hydro Consultants P. Ltd. for detailed topographical survey and design of Imja Lake lowering, MEH Consultants P. Ltd. for the two tasks of Geophysical-ERT and GPR investigations for structural design, ADMC Engineering P. Ltd. for bathymetric and hydrological/glaciological assessment. The service providers undertook the field investigations at Imja during October 10, 2014.

The thematic presentations by the team members were made during November 09 and November 14, 2014. Final report related to ERT, GPR and bathymetry has been delivered during December 2014. The design for lake lowering will be further reviewed by and International Consultant and the Technical Advisory Group.

The final design for lake lowering will be delivered by January 2015 and shall contribute towards the task of construction for lake lowering at Imja Lake.