Drinking Water Quality in Bangladesh | 2021 Updates

This report shares key findings from the Bangladesh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2019: Water Quality Thematic Report, based on water quality testing and survey carried out in 2019 by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with UNICEF and icddr,b.

Geomorphic change in the Ganges– Brahmaputra–Meghna delta

More than 70% of large deltas are under threat from rising sea levels, subsidence and anthropogenic interferences, including the Ganges–Brahmaputra–Meghna (GBM) delta, the Earth’s largest and most populous delta system. This review describes GBM delta dynamics, examining these changes through the Drivers– Pressures–States–Impacts–Responses framework.

River pollution and social inequalities in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This study seeks to understand the socio-spatial and seasonal inequalities in pollution risks in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The authors designed a direct observation method to record people’s daily river use activities across dry and wet seasons, complemented by monthly monitoring of river water quality, heavy metal and biotoxicity assessment a large-scale household survey along a 25km stretch of the Turag River and Tongi Khal in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Water Security for Climate Resilience Report

This report presents a synthesis of published and ongoing research by REACH which explores the relationship between water security, climate and climate adaptation decisions. The report draws on findings from REACH research conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. 

Drinking water services in coastal Bangladesh

This report presents empirical evidence on the existing state of drinking water services in coastal Bangladesh, highlighting challenges and opportunities for reforms in the institutional design, information systems, and sustainable finances under the proposed ‘SafePani’ model.

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