SFD Lite Report Brahmanbaria Municipality, Bangladesh
Brahmanbaria is a fast-growing city located along the Dhaka-Chittagong highway and 110 km Eastern of Dhaka. It is beside the Titas Rive rand well connected with road, water, and railways. It is one of the oldest towns in the sub-continent and was declared Municipality in 1868. Brahmanbaria is one of the 53 district level municipalities in the country.
According to the population census in 2011 by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the Brahmanbaria municipality population was 172,017. The urban population growth in Brahmanbaria is 3.5% per year. Considering 10% floating population, such as farmers and traders, comes to the city every day, the present (2020) population is estimated to be around 257,886.
The outcome of the SFD graphic shows that only thirteen percent (13%) of the excreta flow is classified as safely managed, and the remaining eighty eight percent (88%) is classified as unsafely managed. The unsafely managed excreta originate from wastewater not delivered to treatment (6%), Faecal Sludge (FS) both contained and not contained - not delivered to treatment (41%), FS not contained - not emptied (29%) and 12% of supernatant not delivered to treatment. Thus, the safely managed excreta originate from FS contained - not emptied (13%).