buriganga river pollution

Buriganga River pollution must be stopped: HC

The High Court today observes that the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) is the concerned authority to control and stop 68 underground drains and sewerage lines connected to Buriganga River.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

Shut down 231 illegal industries in Dhaka city: HC

The High Court directs the Department of Environment (DoE) to immediately shut down a total of 231 industries in Dhaka metropolitan area near Buriganga River.

December 3, 2019
December 3, 2019

Buriganga River pollution must be stopped: HC

The High Court today observes that the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) is the concerned authority to control and stop 68 underground drains and sewerage lines connected to Buriganga River.

September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019

Set up ETPs to stop dumping wastes into Buriganga: HC

High Court has directed owners of seven factories for setting up separate effluent treatment plants (ETPs) in order to stop dumping their wastes into the Buriganga river and to save it from pollution.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

Buriganga pollution: HC refuses to accept compliance reports from govt

The High Court has refused to accept four separate compliance reports from the government on the steps to stop pollution of Buriganga River, as there was no mention in the reports about any effective initiative to this effect.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Surma choked with garbage

The Surma river in Sylhet is on the verge of becoming another Buriganga, environmentalists fear.

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

What are we doing to save our water sources?

Various reports on the occasion of World Water Day, observed on March 22, have brought the terrible foreboding of a scenario in which we will literally run out of water.

July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017

Tannery Relocation Impact: Situation getting better, slowly

The quality of the Buriganga water in Dhaka improved to some extent after the tanneries of Hazaribagh were shut down recently. Tests by Department of Environment (DoE) say so and so do the people of the area.

March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017

Pollution From Waste: Buriganga water shows signs of improvement

However insignificant, the quality of Buriganga water is showing signs of improvement.

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

SC stays 154 tanners’ fine till July 17

The Supreme Court stays till July 17 a High Court order that had ordered 154 tanners of Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area to pay Tk 50,000 per day each in compensation for damaging the environment.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Plan to revive battered Buriganga

With all the previous efforts to save Buriganga river going in vain, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon yesterday came up with a plan to revive the river.