Untreated sewage water being released into Buriganga river. Dhaka's 12.6 million people produce about 3,200 tons solid waste daily. According to the Environment Department, along with sewage from Dhaka, up to 40,000 tons of untreated tannery waste is released directly into the river daily. (image by Shehzad Noorani)
Untreated sewage water being released into Buriganga river. Dhaka's 12.6 million people produce about 3,200 tons solid waste daily. According to the Environment Department, along with sewage from Dhaka, up to 40,000 tons of untreated tannery waste is released directly into the river daily.
©Shehzad Noorani
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