Monday, May 20, 2024

Stop polluting Dhaka rivers

Task force gives 2-month time to plug sewage lines The Inter-ministerial Task Force on rivers has served on the capital’s house owners a two-month ultimatum to stop discharging excreta into the river and to make theirĀ own septic tanks. At present a large number of house owners link their sewage lines with the storm sewerage

Rivers officially made thinner

Faulty demarcation encourages encroachers; ministerial recommendations for pillar relocation ignored The rivers of Dhaka are destined to remain narrow as the shipping ministry has expressed its inability to fully rectify the faulty demarcation of the streams despite a High Court order and subsequent ministerial decision. An extensive visit revealed that relevant district administrations and officials ... Read more