Water pollution in Savar

  • The water of a canal connected to the Turag river in Savar's Bhakurta has turned yellow due to disposal from Dhaka WASA's iron remover plant. The condition of the canal began changing only a few years ago when the WASA set up the canal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The water of a canal connected to the Turag river in Savar's Bhakurta has turned yellow due to disposal from Dhaka WASA's iron remover plant. The condition of the canal began changing only a few years ago when the WASA set up the canal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The colour of water in a canal in Savar's Bhakurta has changed as Dhaka WASA uses it for disposal from an iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The colour of water in a canal in Savar's Bhakurta has changed as Dhaka WASA uses it for disposal from an iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka WASA releases water contaminated with iron into a canal at Kandi of Bhakurta in Savar from its iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka WASA releases water contaminated with iron into a canal at Kandi of Bhakurta in Savar from its iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Brick-kiln workers bath in the Turag river in Savar although the water has turned dark with foul odour due to continous pollution. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Brick-kiln workers bath in the Turag river in Savar although the water has turned dark with foul odour due to continous pollution. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Brick-kiln workers bath in the Turag river in Savar although the water has turned dark with foul odour due to continous pollution. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Brick-kiln workers bath in the Turag river in Savar although the water has turned dark with foul odour due to continous pollution. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Brick-kiln workers bath in the Turag river in Savar although the water has turned dark with foul odour due to continous pollution. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Brick-kiln workers bath in the Turag river in Savar although the water has turned dark with foul odour due to continous pollution. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The water of a canal connected to the Turag river in Savar's Bhakurta has turned yellow due to disposal from Dhaka WASA's iron remover plant. The condition of the canal began changing only a few years ago when the WASA set up the canal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The water of a canal connected to the Turag river in Savar's Bhakurta has turned yellow due to disposal from Dhaka WASA's iron remover plant. The condition of the canal began changing only a few years ago when the WASA set up the canal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka WASA releases water contaminated with iron into a canal at Kandi of Bhakurta in Savar from its iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka WASA releases water contaminated with iron into a canal at Kandi of Bhakurta in Savar from its iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka WASA releases water contaminated with iron into a canal at Kandi of Bhakurta in Savar from its iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka WASA releases water contaminated with iron into a canal at Kandi of Bhakurta in Savar from its iron remover plant. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi