Industries should be relocated outside Dhaka KHAN MD. SAZZAD HOSSAIN ID: 12-20546-1 SPRING 2011-2012AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY - BANGLADESH
Contents Environmental Problems Water Pollution Air Pollution Noise Pollution Population Problem Risk of Security Conclusion
Water Pollution 7,000 industries in Dhaka metropolitan area. Discharged 67% of total waste. Generated 150 cubic metres of waste water every day. 356 dyeing factories and 198 tanneries are the main polluters of the rivers.
Air Pollution 1,000 brick kilns. Toxic fumes from industrial sites.
Noise Pollution Continuous running of high speed turbo machinery. Vibration of pipelines and structures. Transmission of high pressure gas.
Population Problem 2 million Garment workers. Number of floating people.
Risk of SecurityIndustries in residential areas has put ourhealth, safety and quality of life at risk.
Conclusion Decentralization Financial Aid Building Awareness