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Author(s): WaterAid
Published in: 2018
Pages: 6
Publisher: WaterAid, Dhaka, Bangladesh


SFD Lite Report - Rajshahi, Bangladesh SFD Promotion Initiative

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) stands on the bank of the river Padma in Rajshahi districts. RCC was established in 1991. It comprises of 30 wards and total area is 96.72 sq. km. The total population of Rajshahi City Corporation is about 0.85 million with Population Density 4,318/Sq Km.

In Rajshahi city, RWASA (Rajshahi Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) supplies water to meet the need of the water demand through a distribution network in Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) area. RWASA has a water supply pipeline network of 712.50 km through which it serves almost 70% people in the city corporation area. The city has no sewerage system; the whole population uses mainly onsite sanitation technologies. The SFD assessment has shown that, 90% of the excreta generated are “unsafely managed” and that there is no open defection found in the City Corporation.