Rainwater Harvesting Systems in the Southwestern Coastal Region of Bangladesh: Effectiveness and Household Perception
ITN-BUET undertook this research to evaluate the post-installation performance of household RWH systems in the southwestern coastal region of Bangladesh. The objective is to pinpoint essential factors governing the long-term effectiveness of the system.
Researcher(s): Tanvir Ahmed
Study on Conservation of Water through Use of Water Efficient Appliances in Dhaka City
Shortage of safe drinking water is one of the problems being faced by the citizens of Dhaka. While the concerned agencies are continuously striving for increasing the supply, a demand […]
Health and Safety of Waste and Sanitation Workers during the Pandemic: A Case Study in Selected Cities of Bangladesh
This report shows findings regarding the conditions of waste and sanitation workers and authorities in maintaining occupational health safety, especially during COVID-19.
Researcher(s): Mahbub Ul Alam
First Edition: January, 2021
Performance Assessment of FSM Services in Faridpur, Lakshmipur and Sakhipur Municipalities
ITN-BUET conducted this action research to assess the overall performance of FSM services in Paurashavas (Municipalities), where FSM service has been operational for a few years.
Researcher(s): Maharam Dakua
A case study on rainwater harvesting for drinking water with solar disinfection system
Water crisis is a general term used to describe a situation where the available water within a region is less than the region’s demand. The water security is a shared threat to human and nature and it is pandemic. Earth has a limited…
Researcher(s): Maharam Dakua, Md. Mafizur Rahman
Coping with Arsenicosis: Socio-economic and Gender Response to Arsenic Contamination of Ground Water in Bangladesh
Arsenic contamination in Bangladesh is regarded as one of the largest mass poisoning in the world. Many research works are undertaken to identify the cause of such contamination and find […]
Researcher(s): Mahbuba Nasreen
Assessment of the Performance of Modified AIRU under Different Hydro-Geological Conditions
ITN-BUET has conducted a number of researches on arsenic issue. In continuation to that, a research on “Assessment of the Performance of Modified AIRU under Different Hydro-Geological Conditions” was conducted […]
Researcher(s): Farooque Ahmed
Removal of Manganese and Arsenic from Groundwater Using Manganese Oxide Coated Sand
Groundwater is a significant source for drinking water in our country. This water is contaminated with various minerals of which arsenic and manganese can be specially mentioned. ITN-BUET has conducted […]
Waste Pickers’ Livelihood, Their Vulnerability and Possible Measures to Overcome the Existing Condition
ITN-BUET conducted a research on the social aspect of solid waste management titled ‘Waste Pickers’ Livelihoods, their Vulnerability and Possible Measures to Overcome the Existing Condition’ during 2008-09, an area which received very little attention previously for research within the domain of solid waste management. The publication is the outcome of this study.
Researcher(s): Monir Alam Chowdhury, Shafiul Azam Ahmed
First Edition: May, 2010
Leaching of Arsenic from Wastes of Arsenic Removal Systems
Contamination of groundwater with arsenic is considered as a major challenge in the water supply sector of Bangladesh. ITN-BUET has conducted a number of researches on arsenic issue. In continuation of ITN-BUET initiatives, a research on “Leaching of Arsenic from Wastes of Arsenic Removal Systems” was conducted by ITN-BUET during 2001 to 2002. This publication is the outcome of this initiative.
Researcher(s): A.B.M. Badruzzaman
First Edition: May, 2008