The Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority is in trouble as tidal saline water has entered the Halda river, water of which Chattogram Wasa uses to supply the city.
Some of the places remain under stagnant water for years, while some lack basic civic amenities, including proper roads or pure drinking water. None of these neighbourhoods has a single playground. Such are the states of the three wards in zone-9 of Dhaka North City Corporation.
The Anti-Corruption Commission will seek information about WASA Managing Director Taqseem A Khan's wealth in the US.
Sewerage lines of 2,265 out of 3,830 houses in Dhaka's Gulshan, Baridhara, Niketan and Banani are connected to lakes and drains.
Jurain resident and activist Mizanur Rahman was taken to the DB Headquarters in Dhaka’s Minto Road for interrogation, officials said.
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.
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.
Residents of Jurain area in the capital Dhaka stage a demonstration demanding supply of safe and drinkable water by Wasa.
The High Court yesterday expressed dissatisfaction at the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) for not complying with its order to examine the quality of water supplied by the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) through a committee.