With growing environmental awareness, the problems resulting from the misuse of surface and groundwater resources is a subject of extensive knowledge of the entire society has been demanding for everyone involved, users and managers, a lot of effort for their rational use and proper maintenance.
Federal law states that it is for defined management of these resources, and therefore the responsibility of state governments authorization and supervision of works and services that interfere with water bodies and aquifers.
The regularization of the different uses of water resources and interference is made by drawing up projects and studies to demonstrate its correct use, considering factors such as intended use, demand to be met, flow rates and reservations available, appropriate treatment and disposal systems, interference with nearby users and identification of potential sources of contamination.
In São Paulo the organs that evaluate together the developments that utilize water resources are:
The main services developed in the area of Water Resources are:
Diagnosis aimed at identifying problems in abstraction, distribution systems, reservation and release by a new development that could derail the availability of water resources due to exhaustion or contamination.
Projects for new ventures or projects to adapt to existing, focused on optimizing the use of water resources, with the possibility to reuse treated effluent systems.