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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

January, 2021

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

June, 2011

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

June, 2011

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 […]

June, 2011

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

Effectiveness of Alum in Removing Arsenic from Groundwater

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 “Effectiveness of Alum in Removing Arsenic” was conducted by ITN-BUET during 2001 to 2002. This publication is the outcome of this initiative.

Researcher(s): Md. Abdul Jalil

First Edition: June, 2007