Sunday, November 28, 2010

Buriganga River, Dhaka, Bangladesh is most polluted river

 Buriganga River around Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh are polluted every day with thousand of tonnes of solid and liquid wastes coming from domestic and industrial sources. Dhaka Water and Sewage Authority(WASA) dumping 60 percent of the untreat sewage of the Dhaka city in the Buriganga river as a result river water become stinky black pitch water. Toxic metalic like chromium from Hazaribag Tannery units and released directly in the Buriganga ruver many cause genetic disorder birth defects and cancer if it get s in the food cycles.

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