WASA BHABAN, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka


Managing Director
Engr Taqsem A Khan
Dhaka WASA (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) was established in the year 1963 as an independent organization, under the East Pakistan ordinance XIX. In 1989, the drainage system of Dhaka city also handed over to DWASA from DPHE. Again in the year 1990, Water, Drainage & Sanitation service of Narayangonj city handed over to DWASA.

Based on the tremendous geographical expansion and population growth over the last two decades, DWASA's activities has been reorganized by Dhaka WASA Act, 1996 and according to this act, DWASA it is operating as a service oriented commercial organization. Now, the jurisdiction of Dhaka WASA is more than 360 Sq. km and the population is about 125 million.

At present the service area of DWASA extended to Mirpur and Uttara in the North and to Narayanganj in the South.For better operation, maintenance and customer care, the total service area of DWASA is divided into 11 geographic zones, which includes 10 in Dhaka City and 1 in Narayanganj. There is an office for each zone and this office carries out the responsibilities of engineering operation as well as revenue activities. So that respected consumers can obtain all possible services and counseling from one place.
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News & Updates

  • Reception to mark the Golden Jubilee of Dhaka WASA held
  • A Reception program to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dhaka WASA was held on 31 March 2014 at a city hotel. Hon’ble Minister for Shipping Mr. Md. Shajahan Khan MP, Ambassadors of different Missions,Representatives of Development Partners, Secretaries of the different Ministries, Intellectuals, Members o....

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  • Dhaka WASA is developing environmentally sustainable water supply system -- Roadshow and Discussion Meeting held
  • To develop a environmentally sustainable water supply system Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has taken a project to produce 50 crore litre water per day from the river Meghna from its ‘Bishnandi’ point of Araihajar Upazilla of Narayangang. To develop the surface wate....

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  • Dhaka WASA project to produce 45crore litre water from Meghna Workshop on ‘Saidabad WTP Phase-3 Draft Final Feasibility Study Report held
  • Dhaka WASA project to produce 45crore litre water from Meghna
    Workshop on ‘Saidabad WTP Phase-3 Draft Final Feasibility Study Report held’

    Dhaka WASA will produce 45crore litre water daily from the river Meghna from its   ‘Haria’ point of Baiddyerbazar, Sonargaon. To develop the surface....

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  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Water Supply & Sewerage Service to Slum People Between Dhaka WASA and WSUP Bangladesh signed
  • To Provide legal water connection and sewerage service to the Low Income Community (LIC) of the Dhaka slums, Dhaka WASA and WSUP (Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on… at Dhaka WASA office. Engr. Taqsem A Khan, Managing Director of Dhaka WASA and Mr Sam Parker, Chief Executiv....

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  • An interview of Dhaka WASA MD published by "The Daily Star" on World Water Day 2014
  • On the occasion of World Water Day 2014 Helemul Alam of The Daily Star talked to Taqsem A Khan, managing director of Wasa about various issues pertaining to water policy, its quality, availability etc. The excerpts are given below.
    With the challenges of providing safe water to all and redu....

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