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Analysis of water use for recreation in the Rosana city in the Pontal of Paranapanema, SP

Grant number: 12/21999-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2013
Effective date (End): May 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Tourism
Principal researcher:Danielli Cristina Granado Romero
Grantee:Gabriela Marcantonio Dias
Home Institution: Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rosana. Rosana , SP, Brazil


Human activities pollute the aquatic ecosystem, in which we observe gradual reduction in quality, which compromise the various types of water resource use. In little beaches inland, in rivers and reservoirs is being increasingly used as play areas for populations of the municipalities where they are located, also attracting tourists seeking leisure options more regional. However, these beaches, contamination also occur, as pollution increases, mainly due to the disposal of domestic sewage and industrial and commits for recreational uses, is not common monitoring programs that certify the quality of water for bathing. Thus, this present work aim to study the relationship of the urban local aquatic ecosystems in Rosana (SP), in the Pontal do Paranapanema, in order to understand the use of water resources for recreation and leisure in the municipality, besides analyzing the bathing, according to CONAMA Resolution Nº. 274/2000, little beaches frequented in the municipality, and compare the results with the level of knowledge of the population about the subject. In order to achieve the objectives will be conducted semistructured interviews with local people through random probability sampling, in situ observations for analysis of tourism infrastructure of little beaches and collecting water samples for determination of bathing the little beaches most frequented in the city. A tabulation of the interview will take place at two different times: the first to identify the little beaches most frequented by the public, so that thereafter the collections are performed to analyze the bathing environments, and a second time to recognize the uses of water resources and understanding of population as the attractiveness of the same and the degree of quality showing. The results will be analyzed from the responses of the population will interview, which will lead to knowledge of local incurred by it as a leisure option and the Municipality of the main activities carried out in the little beaches and responses were discussed depending on the conditions found bathing and infrastructure existing tourism. (AU)

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