Shanhnaz Begum of DOT
 The water crisis is a health crisis. Human chains and protests are going on in different areas of Khulna division with water containers. The water level in the region has dropped to 2 to 400 feet depending on the area as there has been no rain for more than six months, reports jagonews24.com. Long before the drinking water tanks have dried up, the tube wells have become useless. Having to run a few kilometers just for a little drinking water in the intense heat. Khulna WASA Deputy Managing Director Engineer Kamal Uddin Ahmed said that the ground water level in Khulna has gone down before the onset of summer season. The desired water does not match. In such a situation, experts are urging to build more reservoirs.
Many people have provided drinking water on their own initiative to meet the demand for water. There are always long lines for water in those places.
 According to a joint survey by the Government of Bangladesh and UNDP, 20-25 per cent of household income in coastal areas of the country is spent on drinking water alone. According to the UN Declaration on Water, a person has to spend 3% of his income on drinking water.
[7[ Mizanur Rashid, Belal Hossain Babu, Hajera Khatun and Anwara Begum, residents of Tutpara in the city, said that water from tube wells is our only source of drinking water.
 Moreover, as a nationwide lockdown aims to limit the spread of Covid-19 cases, the water crisis means families are struggling to take the hygiene measures needed to protect themselves against the virus.