Nov 27, 2011

Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant in Dhaka

In Dhaka city, the sewage system was first established in 1923. During the period 1923 to 1947 Dhaka was very small district town. The sewerage master plan was formulated in 1950's to cope with the population growth in Dhaka City. Dhaka WASA was established in 1963 as implementing agency for water supply and sewage disposal. Then Dhaka WASA has started implementing for water supply and sewage disposal. Then Dhaka WASA has started extension of its sewerage network day by day and established a lagoon which consists of three stabilization ponds for treatment of sewage of Dhaka city at Pagla in 1977. During 1989 to 1992 the present Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant (PSTP) achieved present status by the technical and financial support of Japanese Government and Government of Bangladesh. 
Pagla Lagoon

Hydrological Condition of Medium~Low Barind Region

Government of Bangladesh has undertaken several groundwater based irrigation projects in the North West region of Bangladesh. The successful implementation of these groundwater irrigation projects depend on the reliable quantitative and qualitative assessment of groundwater resources. In a study, it has been observed that there is groundwater resource constraint in some of Upazilas in high barind area as Godagari, Tanore, Dhamoirhat, Gomastapur, Patnitala, Mahadevpur, Niamatpur and Nachole Upazilas. 

Digital Elevation map for Barind Region