Dhaka, Bangladesh
WASA moves to supply water from Meghna

WASA moves to supply water from Meghna

With waters of four rivers surrounding Dhaka city getting polluted, the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has initiated a move to supply surface water from Meghna River to the capital, reports UNB. Asian Development Bank (ADB) is likely to finance the project with a fund of $737 million. This was disclosed at a seminar titled “Strengthening Monitoring and Enforcement in the Meghna River for Dhaka’s Sustainable Water Supply” held at a city hotel on Wednesday. Environment and Forest Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud said now Meghna river has to be protected from pollution through monitoring and enforcement of law.

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