Waste dumped into Turag River

  • Water carrying industrial waste is emptied into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Beribadh area of Mirpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Water carrying industrial waste is emptied into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Beribadh area of Mirpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Water carrying industrial waste is emptied into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Beribadh area of Mirpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Water carrying industrial waste is emptied into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Beribadh area of Mirpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Industrial waste from factories in Dhaka’s Mirpur is dumped into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Goranchotbari area, leading to a layer of scum over the surface. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Industrial waste from factories in Dhaka’s Mirpur is dumped into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Goranchotbari area, leading to a layer of scum over the surface. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Industrial waste from factories in Dhaka’s Mirpur is dumped into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Goranchotbari area, leading to a layer of scum over the surface. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Industrial waste from factories in Dhaka’s Mirpur is dumped into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Goranchotbari area, leading to a layer of scum over the surface. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The waste eventually dissolves in the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The waste eventually dissolves in the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Water carrying industrial waste is emptied into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Beribadh area of Mirpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Water carrying industrial waste is emptied into the Turag River through a sluice gate in the Beribadh area of Mirpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The waste eventually dissolves in the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The waste eventually dissolves in the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The waste causes a thick layer of white scum to form on the surface of the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The waste causes a thick layer of white scum to form on the surface of the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The waste causes a thick layer of white scum to form on the surface of the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The waste causes a thick layer of white scum to form on the surface of the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The waste eventually dissolves in the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The waste eventually dissolves in the Turag River. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi