The project lies in Ilam district of Mechi zone in Eastern Development Region of Nepal. The entire project components are located along the right bank of the Mai River within Barobte VDC and Ilam Municipality. The project will tap water from Super Mai Hydropower Tailrace this water will be collected at Headpond via. Approach Canal Which is located abount 150m below the Super Mai Tailrace. The project location is shown in Image below