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Water Resources Management Division

The WRMD is a dynamic division consisting of multidisciplinary skilled professionals of engineers, planners, and scientists. The professionals have advanced knowledge in hydrology, river dynamics, riverine ecosystem, coastal ecology, ground water hydrology, urban hydrology, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

The professionals are capable of conducting water modeling, water resources assessment, water resources planning and management, hydrological and water quality data monitoring and analysis which immensely contribute to different macro and micro level planning of various projects including water resources management projects in particular.

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Mir Sajjad Hossain
Director (Addl. charge)
mshossain@cegisbd.com; msajjad54@gmail.com

Mr. Hossain has worked in the water resources sector for about 39 years. During his long career he worked in Bangladesh Water Development Board, Joint Rivers Commission (JRC), Bangladesh and Private Organizations. He was involved in the field of construction- related to water res... More

Area of Expertise

  • Feasibility Study of Water Resources Projects
  • Water Management Planning
  • IWRM formulation
  • Social Integration of Water Management
  • Social Integration of Water Management
  • Training.


Projects Under this Division

Mapping and GIS database for Adarsha gram

Agricultural Khas Land Distribution to the poor and landless is one of GoB’s important poverty alleviation policies...Read More

GIS Support to Land Acquisition and Resettlement (LA&R) for PMBP

Developed a GIS based Information Management System which will provide assistance to Padma...Read More

Screening, Technical and Environmental Auditing of BWDB Schemes

The benefits expected from the Water Management Improvement Projects (WMIP) are reduced...Read More

River Bank Erosion Prediction

Every year, the highly dynamic Jamuna, Padma and Lower Meghna rivers render thousands of people in Bangladesh landless by eroding large areas of floodplains...Read More

Convergence of Inland Navigation and Integrated Water Resources Management Goals

In association with partner organizations of India, CEGIS has...Read More

Physical Processes of the Meghna Estuary

Throughout the centuries, the Meghna estuary has experienced the dynamic process of erosion and accretion. The eroded (land loss)...Read More

Second National Communication of Bangladesh

Every member country to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...Read More

Multi-hazard Zone Maps for Community Risk Assessment

Community Risk Assessment (CRA) is a process of identification, assessment and analysis of hazard specific risks in different...Read More

Investigation of Impact of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Communities

This study was a national level assessment of the impacts of Sea Level Rise (SLR) on...Read More

Sustainable End-to-End Climate and Flood Forecast Application

In order to improve upon the flood forecasting in Bangladesh, a project “Climate...Read More

Morphological Studies of the Padma River

With the intention of connecting the south-west of the country to the northern and eastern regions, the government intends to...Read More

GIS based Land Ownership Information System

Asia Energy (Bangladesh) Pty Ltd, an International Mine exploration company is conducting a feasibility study on...Read More