Sewage Waste Water Characteristics and Its Management in Urban Areas- A Case Study at Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant, Dhaka
Urban and Regional Planning
Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages: 13-16
Received: May 17, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 3, 2017; Published: Jul. 14, 2017
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Masud Hassan, Department of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rakib Hassan, Department of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md Anik Mahmud, Department of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Husna Israt Pia, Department of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md Arafat Hassan, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
MJ Uddin, Department of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract
The quick growth of the population, land use changed, and the industrial boom has carried huge problems of the environment of Dhaka city, Bangladesh especially on sewage waste water management. Waste treatment in developing countries like Bangladesh is a major anxiety and has become puzzling for various unfavorable conditions. Sewage Waste water management has a direct impact on the urban ecosystems, agriculture and river system. Insufficient education and little economic perspective are causing difficulties in implementing advanced treatment methods. Similar to other developing countries, Bangladesh is also facing numerous water-related problems in the urban region. The waste water of Dhaka city was collected and analyzed in the laboratory before and after the treatment. The present investigation was conducted to monitor the characteristic of the waste water, and its usability in different purposes like Irrigation, Aquaculture and drinking purposes. It is obvious from the results that, the current situation of treated water is not promising especially in N, P, Fe and Mn concentration for using as Aquaculture and Drinking Purposes. Although, the treated waste water can be used as Irrigation water and discharge into river without any further treatment.
Keywords
Sewage Waste Water Treatment, Physical & Chemical Properties, Heavy Metals, Water Quality, Water Management
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Masud Hassan, Rakib Hassan, Md Anik Mahmud, Husna Israt Pia, Md Arafat Hassan, MJ Uddin, Sewage Waste Water Characteristics and Its Management in Urban Areas- A Case Study at Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant, Dhaka, Urban and Regional Planning. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2017, pp. 13-16. doi: 10.11648/j.urp.20170203.11
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