Processing and Flood Forecasting Circle
Bangladesh Water Development Board
Today is
প্রানবন্ত সবকিছুই পানি থেকে সৃষ্টি করা হয়েছে - আল কুরআন (২১:৩০)
  • Trans-boundary rivers

    a. The Ganges-Padma.


    b. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna.


    c. The Surma-Meghna.


    1. Fifty seven trans-boundary rivers: (includes the three major rivers and their tributaries and distributaries).



    2. Seven independent riversdraining Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts directly into the Bay of Bengal.



    3. Inland water bodies 9wet lands) of haor, baors and beels.



River Morphology, Hydrology

Major Activities of River Morphology and Research

  • Organize and manage the collection and preservation of raw data.
  • Supervise the cross(X)-seclions and the Bathymetric survey of major rivers in Bangladesh.
  • Monitor morphological changes in the river system of the country.
  • Supervise morphological data compilation process in the field.
  • Co-ordinate with other BWDB offices and agencies on morphological studies, research, data management and other related job.
  • Supervise the activity of the Mapping Cell and maintenance of instruments therein.
  • Preparation of survey reports of unserviceable/condemned materials, equipment etc. and their disposal.
  • Prepare comments on related reports.
  • Take necessary steps for implementation of projects included in the ADP including their monitoring.
  • Preparation of Maps using PHOCUS software by Planicomp P33 and undertake activities including field verification of BM.