A government project undertaken to supply drinking water to locals in Gaibandha’s Gobindganj by re-excavating ponds has been rendered fruitless, with the zila parishad leasing out many of the waterbodies for fish farming.
Water: the stuff of life. A reliable supply of fresh drinking water is one of the most fundamental requirements of any human society. In south-western Bangladesh high salinity in drinking water is a widespread and catastrophic problem that adversely affects human health.
The government is not paying adequate attention to the health hazards caused by arsenic contamination even though millions of people are exposed to it, says Professor Abul Hussam, a US researcher of Bangladesh origin.
We applaud the initiative of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Sajida Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Water Aid of opening a three...
One-hundred workers of a garments factory had to take treatment at the hospital today after drinking water from the factory canteen.
As it is, there has been a deficit of .2 billion litres of potable water in the capital and the only water treatment plant in Saidabad is unable to meet the growing water supply needs of the burgeoning city...
Californians are about to get their water from a new source - the Pacific Ocean, as Governor Jerry Brown’s new plan to save the state is set to launch next year.
Bhashantek slum residents are being deprived of the facilities as well as their fundamental rights, despite paying five times higher than the other Dhaka city dwellers pay for getting minimum facilities of sanitation and waste management.