WASA

Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (WASA)

Roundtable

‘City residents need to be involved in sewerage management too’

A roundtable on ‘Safe sanitation: Roadmap of Dhaka North City Corporation’, was organised by Dhaka City Corporation, UNICEF and Prothom Alo

‘City residents need to be involved in sewerage management too’

Half capacity unused in Tk 36.7b Dhaka WASA project

Dhaka WASA built a water treatment plant in Lohajang upazila of Munshiganj, spending Tk 36.7 billion to supply purified water from the Padma river to the Dhaka city dwellers. But the agency didn’t ...

Half capacity unused in Tk 36.7b Dhaka WASA project

Dhaka WASA, where whims overtake rules

The trend of ‘acting’ and ‘in-charge’ appointments must being halted and officers from the administration cadre must be appointed to responsible positions in Dhaka WASA.

Dhaka WASA, where whims overtake rules

Dhaka WASA

Two 'managing directors' at WASA

Two persons are acting as the managing director (MD) of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) at the moment. Although WASA MD Taqsem A Khan is currently in the USA on vacation, he is ...

Two 'managing directors' at WASA

Increased price of water should be withdrawn

The price of water and electricity for the consumers of Dhaka city is increasing exponentially

Increased price of water should be withdrawn

Interview: Atiqul Islam

'Dhaka is a city of encroachment and pollution'

In an interview with Prothom Alo, DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam speaks in detail about the pros and cons of the city corporation's work, his election commitments and future plans.

Atiqul Islam

Dhaka WASA

Price of water and MD’s salary rise on parallel

In the latest development, the salary of WASA MD has been increased by around Tk. 175,000 when the Covid-19 pandemic has been ravaging the country and its economy

Dhaka WASA building

Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution

Water quality of the Dhaka rivers is much lower than the standard to support aquatic lives

Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution

WASA fails to implement projects in time, costs increase by Tk 36b

Dhaka WASA failed to implement 8 out of 10 ongoing projects in time resulting in increase of costs by Tk 36 billion (Tk 3600 crore).

WASA fails to implement projects in time, costs increase by Tk 36b

Dhaka WASA MD left for USA without handing over charges

Dhaka WASA managing director Taqsem A. Khan has left Bangladesh for the US on a three-month leave without handing over responsibilities to anyone

Dhaka WASA MD left for USA without handing over charges
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