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    Execution of water act must to conserve wetlands: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on September 17, 2018

    Effective implementation of Bangladesh Water Act 2013 and its rules was crucial to protect the country’s shrinking water resources, observed speakers during an information dissemination...

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    Govt must preserve water retention zones

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2018

    IT IS alarming that water retention zones around the capital are shrinking fast, because of land grab and unplanned construction, resulting in prolonged water stagnation...

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    Capital’s water retention zones disappearing fast

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:46am on September 08, 2018

    Water retention zones around the capital are shrinking fast due to land grabbing and unplanned constructions. As a result prolonged water logging is occurring in...

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    Surma crosses danger level, flood feared

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:20am on July 04, 2018

    Water level is increasing rapidly in a number of rivers, including Surma, Dhonu, Jadukata, Rokti and Cholti rivers and haors due to incessant rainfall and...

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    DC must halt encroachments on waterbodies

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 05, 2018

    THE High Court Division gave a directive for the deputy commissioner of Dhaka to prevent all sorts of encroachment on the canals and water retention...

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    Water bodies left to die, water challenges left ignored

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 23, 2018

    THERE are more than a score of legislations and policies in Bangladesh to conserve and protect open water bodies, which are rivers, and close water...

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    Waterbody grabbing goes unabated

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on March 22, 2018

    Conservation and restoration of water bodies became an elusive task in the country as there seems to be none to stop the greedy land grabbers...