Dhaka Wasa

Dhaka Wasa MD, 8 others sued over Tk 132cr embezzlement

Nine people, including Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) Managing Director Taqsem A Khan, were sued today (June 23, 2022) on charge of Tk 132.4 crore embezzlement from the fund of its Karmachari Bahumukhi Samabay Samity Ltd.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Why should consumers pay for Wasa’s bad policy?

Poorly executed, foreign-funded projects are becoming a burden for our economy

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Dhaka Wasa MD, 8 others sued over Tk 132cr embezzlement

Nine people, including Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) Managing Director Taqsem A Khan, were sued today (June 23, 2022) on charge of Tk 132.4 crore embezzlement from the fund of its Karmachari Bahumukhi Samabay Samity Ltd.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Wasa water everywhere, not a drop to drink

Dhaka residents are scorched by a hot sun above their heads, their throats feeling like dry wood, and there is plenty of murky, smelly water all around, but alas!

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Boil water before drinking it: Wasa MD Taqsem tells Dhaka residents

Managing Director of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) Taqsem A Khan today asked residents of the city to boil supplied water before drinking it.

February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020

Wasa hikes water tariff for residential, commercial use

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) has again increased water tariff for residential and commercial use.

February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020

Dhaka Wasa’s tariff hike proposal unacceptable: TIB

Terming Dhaka Wasa’s proposal of tariff hike “unjust and unacceptable”, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands to set the tariff through public hearing with experts of the concerned sector.

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.

December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019

HC slams Wasa for making untrue statement over sewerage lines

The High Court comes down heavily on Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) for not complying with its 2011 directive over sealing all sewerage lines to Buriganga River and for making an untrue statement about sewerage lines connected to the river.

October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019

Poor Service, Waterlogging: JS body blasts Wasa boss for utility’s failure

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) Managing Director Taqsem A Khan yesterday came under fire by a parliamentary body for his failure in providing safe drinking water to citizens, dealing with the waterlogging problem and allegations of widespread corruption against DWASA officials.

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

HC seeks expert opinion on Wasa water test reports

The High Court wants to know expert opinions on two separate test reports on the water supplied by Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa).