Sunday, December 25, 2011

Poisonous waters flows in to the Buriganga River, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Poisonous waters from tanneries flows in to the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh. According to a study jointly conducted by the World Bank and the Institute of Water Modelling (IWM)there are 300 various effluent discharge outflows from nine major industrial cluster including Tongi, Hazaribagh, Tajgaon, Tarabo, Narayangonj, Savar, Ashulia, Gazipur, and Ghorashal. These 19 outlets carry the discharge of domestic and Industrial waste, the discharge untreated liquid waste 61 percent are industrial and 39 percent domestic waste, the study shows, The lone sewerage Treatment plant (SWP) in Pagla in Narayangong can treat only 10 percent of the Industrial.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

All Dhaka rivers in Bangladesh left dead


All Dhaka rivers in Bangladesh left dead. Industrial pollution goes unabated on docile action. Soft attitude of the governments towards polluters and lack of awareness among Dhaka city dewellers have literally left dead all the rivers and other surface waters and around the capital. Over the years the government agencies conducted small-scale drives against polluters without yielding any major success. The polluters have meanwhile polluting the rivers side by side with the city dewellers linking excreta discharge to the strom sewerage that ultimately falls into the rivers.