Bagladesh Water Crisis

Johnny sanchez, Samari Fellows,Joquan Ross

Bangladesh population

  • 158,512,570

Bangladesh Great Rivers

Brahmaputo, Meghna, and Ganges

Why are these rivers not an effective source of freshwater for Bengalis?

The Bengalis have very little control over how much water they receive form these sources

Salinity and Fresh water

Salinity intrusion due to reduction of fresh water flow from upstream
90% of banglis use arsenic as a water resource

What percentage of their water usage is spent on agriculture?

Over 80 percent

What two thing are causing the water issues

people dying because of water poison and exposure to arsenic can cause cancer and severely damage many intergal sylems in the human body
The Buriganga: Bangladesh's most polluted river.