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Restoring water quality in the polluted Turag-Tongi-Balu river system, Dhaka: Modelling nutrient and total coliform intervention strategies

Abstract:

River water quality in rapidly urbanising Asian cities threatens to damage the resource base on which human health, economic growth and poverty reduction all depend. Dhaka reflects the challenges and opportunities for balancing these dynamic and complex trade-offs which goals can be achieved through effective policy interventions. There is a serious problem of water pollution in central Dhaka, in the Turag-Tongi-Balu River system in Bangladesh with the river system being one of the most pollu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
ORCID:
0000-0001-5732-8080
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5852-5107
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Science of the Total Environment Journal website
Volume:
631
Issue:
2018
Pages:
223-232
Publication date:
2018-03-16
Acceptance date:
2018-03-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-1026
ISSN:
0048-9697
Pubs id:
pubs:830031
URN:
uri:afcb7d49-1f73-4c20-a1b8-4d8b581c2647
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uuid:afcb7d49-1f73-4c20-a1b8-4d8b581c2647
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pubs:830031

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