Sunday, February 19, 2012

Sewage dumped in to the Balu River in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Stench from the polluted waters of the Balu River in Dhaka, Bangladesh locals as the sewage of the capital Dhaka is dumped into the river. This stretch of the Balu River near Purbachal Project is supposed to be a part of the Dhaka city circular waterway project. According to World bank report Over last 10years major industrialisation in the Dhaka watershed has been observed, especially in dying,washing, and Textiles sectors. It is estimated that, there are over 7,000 industries in Dhaka metropolis located mostly in three clusters Hazaribagh, Tejgaon and DND Area.