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Published 03/09/2022 14:14 Updated 03/09/2022 14:20
Federal Government transfers more than R$ 17 million for the continuity of sanitation works in 11 states
Resources will be allocated to water supply, sewage, integrated sanitation and rainwater management works - Photo: MDR
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Regional Development (MDR), will transfer more than R$ 17 million for the continuity of basic sanitation works in 11 Brazilian states. The interventions will take place in Ceará, Goiás, Maranhão, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Rio Grande do Norte, Rondônia, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sergipe and São Paulo. In all, more than 325 thousand families will benefit.
Most of the resources – R$ 6.7 million – will be allocated to four states in the Northeast. The city of Aracaju, in Sergipe, will receive R$ 2.1 million for the expansion of the Sanitary Sewage System in the North Zone of the municipality. Also in Sergipe, the municipality of Lagarto will receive R$ 1.1 million to expand the integrated water supply system of the Piauitinga pipeline.
For Ceará, R$ 382,800 will be allocated, of which R$ 96,900 will be used to expand the Sanitary Sewage System in seven basins in the municipality of Camocim and another R$ 285,900 for the water mains and reservoir system. Taquarão, in Fortaleza.
In Rio Grande do Norte, investments reach more than R$ 3 million. The transfer will be used in sustainable urban drainage in the Arena das Dunas region, in Natal.
Finally, in Maranhão, R$ 98.1 thousand will be allocated to the expansion of the Sanitary Sewage System at the municipal headquarters of Itapecuru Mirim.
In the Midwest region, the city of Goiânia, in Goiás, will receive investments of R$ 5.5 million, which will be used to expand the city's sewage system. In Luziânia, R$ 28.6 thousand will be allocated to the promotion of integrated sanitation and urbanization in the Alvorada I, II and III parks and in the JK park.
Also in Goiás, the municipality of Novo Gama will receive R$ 163.9 thousand to promote integrated sanitation in the Lunabel region, where the América do Sul, Alphaville Paiva and Lunabel 3C neighborhoods are located.
Finally, R$ 605.2 thousand will be transferred to Rondonópolis, in Mato Grosso, to expand the water supply system at the municipal headquarters.
In Minas Gerais, the Union's investments in basic sanitation reach R$ 1.9 million. Most of this amount will be invested in Sete Lagoas, which will have R$ 1.8 million to expand the sanitary sewage system at the municipal headquarters. Muriaé will have BRL 61,500 for sustainable urban drainage services.
In São Paulo, five cities will receive, together, R$ 563.4 thousand to continue the sanitation works. Jahu will have R$ 207,900 to carry out sustainable urban drainage in Córrego dos Pires and Córrego da Figueira. For Santo André, R$ 166.1 thousand will be allocated, which will be used in integrated sanitation and in the urbanization of the Jardim Irene Complex.
For Campinas, R$ 108,300 will be transferred to continue the integrated sanitation in the Ribeirão Quilombo Basin, with the execution of channels and buffer reservoir, sanitary sewage and paving.
Sorocaba will have BRL 16,600 to expand the treatment capacity and improve the efficiency of the Sorocaba 1 Sewage Treatment Station. Finally, Carapicuíba will have BRL 64,400 to expand the sewage system in the County.
In the North region, the city of Vilhena, in Rondônia, will receive R$ 518,500 for the continuation of works to expand and adapt the water supply system at the municipal headquarters. In addition, the implementation of the sanitary sewage system in the urban perimeter of the city will also be carried out.
In the South region, Santa Rosa, in Rio Grande do Sul, will have R$ 13,700 available for the elaboration of a design study and engineering projects for the management of urban solid waste and rainwater at the municipal headquarters. In Santa Catarina, Joinville will have R$ 931,700 for the implementation of a collection network in Basins 8.1 and 9 of the city.
Since January of this year, BRL 102.1 million from the General Budget of the Union (OGU) has been committed and BRL 121.6 million has been transferred by the MDR to ensure the continuity of basic sanitation projects across the country. Another R$167 million was paid for financing through the Severance Indemnity Fund (FGTS) and other federal funding funds.
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