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RWASA undertakes mega project to supply safe drinking water

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Health Desk-14 May, 2019: Rajshahi Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (RWASA) is going to implement a mega project aims at supplying safe drinking water among the city dwellers, reports BSS.

The project titled ‘RWASA Surface water Treatment’ will be implemented with an estimated cost of Taka 4,150 crore to remove the existing water supply related problems.

It has provisions of installing 26.5-kilometer main pipelines and 48-kilometer primary and secondary pipelines for installing a strong water supply network.

This was revealed in the RWASA’s first board meeting held at its conference hall on Sunday afternoon with Board Chairman Prof Shamim Uz Zaman Basunia in the chair.

RWASA Managing Director Sultan Abdul Hamid and other members Aftab Hossain Pramanik, Shaheen Akter Rainy, Shahadat Hossain, Dr Tabibur Rahman Sheikh and Dr Nawshad Ali were present at the meeting.

Under the project, water from the Padma River will be supplied to households for drinking purpose after necessary treatment.