river pollution

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Execution of law, accountability essential to save rivers: Speakers

Ensuring accountability of government agencies in-charge of conserving rivers, empowering National River Conservation Commission (NRCC), enhancing the institutional capacity, and executing concerned laws with political commitment are some of the essential factors to save the country’s rivers, speakers in a roundtable discussion have said.

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 18, 2019
July 18, 2019

Halda Pollution: Ctg power plant fined

A peaking power plant in Hathazari has been ordered to suspend operation after officials found that it had been polluting the Halda river.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Bangladesh among countries with highest antibiotic river pollution: Study

Bangladesh is among the countries with the highest levels of antibiotic river pollution along with Kenya, Ghana, Pakistan and Nigeria, a study revealed yesterday.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Louhajang River: Textile mill fined Tk 51 lakh for pollution

The Alauddin Textile Mills, which had been polluting the Louhajang River in Tangail for long now, has been fined.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

Louhajang River: Palette of pollution

At a certain location, the Louhajang River occasionally changes its colour. Sometimes it turns red, sometimes yellow, and sometimes purple. But it is not out of some natural event. It is man-made.

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.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

Big industries killing Halda

Waste from large factories and a housing estate are polluting the Halda river in Chattogram to the extent that it caused fish die-offs, according to a report of the Department of Environment.

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

Onslaught on Karatoa on

The Karatoa is facing a fatal threat. The famous river is shrinking, at some points by a fifth of its total width, due to widespread grabbing along its banks in Bogura's Sadar upazila, according to a government survey and locals.