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.

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