Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Bangladesh river pollution taking its hefty toll

A large swathe of the Buriganga river, the lifeline of the capital has turned pitch -black with toxic waste flowing into it from industrial units, oblivious of health hazards, a few children dive into the stinky water.
                     Human wastes continue to flow in to rivers of poison. Untreated liquid waste from Hazaribagh tanneris continues to stream into the, Dhaka water supply Authority ( Wasa ) collects this stinky pitch-black , then treats and supplies it to city residents
                      However, specialists and scientists have long been warning that surface water in Dhaka has become untreatable for for drinking water..