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  • Dhaka Wasa

    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.

  • Jurain residents demand safe water supply

    Residents of Jurain area in the capital Dhaka stage a demonstration demanding supply of safe and drinkable water by Wasa.

  • HC annoyed at failure to test Wasa water

    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.

  • waterlogging problem

    Wasa aims to tackle city's waterlogging

    The Dhaka Wasa is taking up a Tk-550 crore project for canal development to solve the capital's water-logging problem.

  • Utility tariffs raise in Bangladesh

    Utility tariffs set to rise

    The government is going to hike water, gas and electricity prices soon.

  • Water tariff hike once again

    City dwellers will have to pay more for using running water from tomorrow as Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) has decided to hike the price by 5 percent only eight months after the previous price increase.

  • Sudden water crisis affects parts of Dhaka

    With a heat wave sweeping the country for more than two weeks in the absence of rain, sufferings of the residents in several parts of the city have worsened due to an acute crisis of water for the last few weeks.

  • ACC arrests Ex-engr of Wasa, 6 others

    The Anti-Corruption Commission today arrests seven people including a former engineer of Wasa from different parts of the country in connection with various graft cases.

  • Bringing Wasa, Rajuk under City Corporations

    Policymakers would do well to pay heed to the call of the DNCC mayor to bring Rajuk and Wasa under the jurisdiction of the city corporations in order to tackle the city's worsening waterlogging problem.

  • Bring Wasa, Rajuk under DCCs

    Mayor Annisul Huq wants Rajuk and Wasa under the jurisdiction of the city corporations to get rid of the city's waterlogging problem.

  • Conduct campaigns for clean Dhaka: Khokon

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon urges different government institutions to carry out awareness campaigns to promote cleanliness in the city.

  • The woeful plight of Dhaka

    First day of the month of September will be remembered by Dhaka residents for a long time. Incessant rainfall paralysed all major and minor roads in the city for hours on end.