Department of Public Health Engineering

Department of Public Health Engineering is a government agency responsible for providing and maintaining water and sewage lines in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka.[1][2] The Department was headed by Chief Engineer and Md. Saifur Rahman is the present Chief Engineer of the Department.[3]

Department of Public Health Engineering
Formation1936
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteDepartment of Public Health Engineering

HistoryEdit

The Department of Public Health Engineering was established in 1936 in East Bengal, British Raj. It is responsible for water and sewage lines in Bangladesh excluding the cities of Dhaka, Narayanganj and Chittagong which are managed by Water Supply and Sewerage Authority. Since 1993 the department has been responsible for monitoring arsenic in drinking water.[1] The department is responsible for drilling drinking wells in rural areas of Bangladesh.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Department of Public Health Engineering". dphe.gov.bd. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Seven Rings Cement pays homage to infrastructure dev authorities". The Daily Star. 30 October 2017. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE)". dphe.gov.bd. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  4. ^ Ali, Luthfe. "Combating arsenic hazard". The Daily Star. Retrieved 29 April 2018.