“if the pollution is not controlled, we will face a serious health crisis in a year or two or at best three years,” bangladesh enacted a law in 1995 making it compulsory for all industrial units to use effluent treatment plants in a bid to save river waters from pollution, but industry owners often flout the rule. Causes and remedies of buriganga river pollution dhaka is celebrating its 400th anniversary as the capital of bengal proclaimed by the mughals in the early 17th centuryit is a strategic decision by the mughals considering the economic, navigation and security potentials of the perennial river buriganga which surrounded parts of dhakasince then the civilisation of dhaka city has been. Speakers at a discussion on tuesday urged the government to take proper measures to help control pollution of the dhaleshwari river, as it is under threat by waste from newly relocated tannery industries.
Index terms: water quality, river pollution, the capital of bangladesh, one of the most populated countries in the world is dhaka, a megacity with a population of over ten million , ,  buriganga river is one of the largest rivers in bangladesh and flows through west and south of dhaka  buriganga is considered the lifeline of. Bangladesh could avoid 10,000 deaths and save between 200 and 500 million dollars a year if indoor air pollution in four major cities can be reduced to acceptable limits 32 immediate effect of smoke inhalation causes headache, vertigo, burning sensation of the eyes, sneezing, nausea, tiredness, cough etc. Bangladesh is the lower riparian of three major river systems, the ganges- pad, the paramount-jejuna and the meghan the aquatic environment for living organisms can be affected and fasciculation of harmful substances in the water-dependent food chain can occur.
The who estimates that 97% of the people of bangladesh have access to water and only 40% percent have proper sanitation with a staggering 60% of the population that has to endure unsafe drinking water, the nation is in danger the availability of this water greatly fluctuates throughout the year as. The ganges river is a 1569 mile long river flowing across india and bangladesh into the bay of bengal the ganges river begins in the himalayas' gangotri glacier and by the time it reaches its mouth it is the world's third largest river by discharge. Buriganga river pollution by tannery industry 4 1 introduction tannery industry fulfills a growing international appetite for leather and earns a large amount of foreign revenue but the tanneries which are located at hazaribagh are the major cause of buriganga river pollution. Bangladesh’s garment and textile industries have contributed heavily to what experts describe as a water pollution disaster, especially in the large industrial areas of dhaka, the capital. Bangladesh enacted a law in 1995 making it compulsory for all industrial units to use effluent treatment plants in a bid to save river waters from pollution, but industry owners often flout the.
Dhaka, september 16, 2018 — globally, bangladesh is one of the countries most affected by pollution and environmental risks to achieve upper-middle income status, bangladesh must act now to tackle environmental degradation and pollution, especially in its cities, says a new world bank report the. Pollution the buriganga river in dhaka has become heavy polluted from sources such as waste flowing into the river, oil spills from boats and building structures appearing on the river banks the buriganga river is afflicted by the intolerable problem of pollution. Thousands of people in bangladesh’s capital, dhaka, are dying prematurely because of air pollution, say health experts an estimated 15,000 premature deaths, as well as several million cases of pulmonary, respiratory and neurological illness are attributed to poor air quality in dhaka, according. 40 interesting facts about water pollution water is the greatest gift of nature humans have exploited this natural resource to a level where controlling water pollution is impossible here are some important reasons why water is considered as a precious natural resource the misuse of this can cause damaging consequences and a threat to human life.
The padma (bengali: পদ্মা pôdda) is a major river in bangladeshit is the main distributary of the ganges, flowing generally southeast for 120 kilometres (75 mi) to its confluence with the meghna river near the bay of bengal the city of rajshahi is situated on the banks of the river however, over 256 square miles of land, as large as chicago, has been lost due to erosion of padma. The buriganga river is located in the southern part of the north central region of bangladesh and close to the confluence of the padma (ganges) and upper meghna river the flow of this river is. The buriganga river is one of them which flow past the southwest outskirts of dhaka city, a capital of bangladesh with 12 million people, which largely depends on the buriganga river’s water for drinking, fishing, carrying merchandise and transportation. River pollution has been one of the main topics in the environmental issue of urban dhaka, the capital city of bangladesh this study was conducted to ﬁnd out the pollution situation of turag river and the health.
Thousands of bangladeshis rely on the buriganga river for a living yet as this film reveals, a shocking level of pollution and misuse, is threatening this economic and cultural life force we. Hazaribagh is home to 95% of bangladesh’s leather tanneries, which every day dump 22,000 cubic litres of toxic waste into buriganga, the city’s main river and water supply. Buriganga riverkeeper strives to protect the river buriganga and the ecosystem by ensuring the flow of safe water through the engagement of informed and empowered communities in upholding enforcement of environmental laws for the effective sustenance of livelihoods and the health of citizenry. The ganges river, also called ganga, is a river located in northern india that flows toward the border with bangladesh it is the longest river in india and flows for around 1,569 miles (2,525 km) from the himalayan mountains to the bay of bengal.