Saturday, January 22, 2011

Toxic Liquids dumped into the Louhajang River, Tangil, Bangladesh

The colour of the Louhajang River behind BSCIC Indusrial area Tangil district, Bangladesh, how recklessly  toxic liquids and waste from industries have been dumped into the water body day by day. The Louahjang River, a tributary Dhaleswari River in Tangil has turned extremely poisonous due to rampant dumping of toxic industrial waste. The water is unusable and pollution is now threatening aquatic life, crops and the greenery. The water is smelly and pitch-black.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Riverbed of Buriganga faces its major flow, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Buriganga riverbed faces its major flow as the government did not make arrangements to divert two-thirds of the city's waste to treatment plant. A huge quantity of untreated waste is being dumped into the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In Dhaka, an average of 15,000 metric tones of human waste is generated daily two-third of human waste dumped into the Buriganga river.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Karnaphuli River grabbed in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Tin-shed  and concrete structure build after filling up a vast stretch of Karnaphuli River at Bakolia in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Encrochment still continues on the bank of Karanaphuli River posting a threat to the river upstream towards the fourth bridge on it.After encroachment of a vast stretch of river bank in Char Bakolia illegal accupants in a latest move are now constructing concrete structures and filling up the water bodies of karnaphuli river. Several hundred structures sprang up accupying government land belonging to the district administration. The Land-grabbing also caused further siltation of the tiver hindering expansion of city streets and planned growth of the city.