River Basin Management And The National Water Resources Policy In Brazil

@inproceedings{Magrini1970RiverBM,
  title={River Basin Management And The National Water Resources Policy In Brazil},
  author={Alessandra Magrini and M Santos},
  year={1970}
}
In 1997, Brazil enacted Law NO. 9,433 on Water Resources Management, based on the following principles: water is an asset within the public domain; water is a limited natural resource with economic value; in case of shortages, the primary use of water is for human consumption and drinking water for livestock; its management should foster multiple water use; the river basin is the selected planning unit; water management should be decentralized and cooperative. Until this law came into effect… CONTINUE READING