waterlogging

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Why is dengue becoming such a serious public health threat?

The spread of dengue across the country requires better public health preparedness

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

The gaps in DAP: How to avoid urban flooding in Dhaka

The regulations that DAP recommends can initiate a spree of development in the floodplains and agricultural lands surrounding central Dhaka, posing a serious threat of urban flooding.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Can the new Detailed Area Plan cure Dhaka of its ills?

Only if Rajuk has the will and organisational capacity

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Most city drains clogged in M’singh

Waterlogging has become a seemingly never-ending problem for the residents of Mymensingh due to poor waste management.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

CAAB cannot just randomly fill up a water body

Filling up a water body is in violation of the conservation law

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Embankment protection dam at estuary of 3 rivers breached in Sylhet

Water level in the Surma and Kushiyara rivers receding at four points provided some relief to people in flood affected areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj but they are afraid of more rain and long-term waterlogging.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

East Jurain: Saga of a manmade mess

Ward 53 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) covers most parts of East Jurain’s Muradpur area. According to the 2011 census, more than 27,000 people live in this ward which, according to them, has become probably the worst place to live in Dhaka.

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 20, 2019
July 20, 2019

Waterlogging in Port City: Intensifying, not improving

The Chattogram Development Authority has been filling up vast swaths of low-lying land, designated as water reservoirs, in the name of building residential areas.

July 13, 2019
July 13, 2019

Heavy rain disrupts life in capital

Heavy rain turned many parts of the capital into swamps yesterday, paralysing normal life and creating a traffic chaos.