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URBAN WATERS GOVERNANCE IN THE PIRACICABA, CAPIVARI AND JUNDIAÍ RIVERBASIN: an institutional analysis study.

Grant number: 13/15720-9
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2013
Effective date (End): September 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Political Science - Public Policies
Principal researcher:Marcelo Coutinho Vargas
Grantee:Barbara Caroline Botassio
Home Institution: Centro de Educação e Ciências Humanas (CECH). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The present Scientific Iniciation project is part of a broader research project: "Theregional issues in the new national sanitation regulatory framework of Brazil: in search of a sustainable urban waters governance model", coordinated by professor Marcelo Vargas. It will work as an auxiliary research of this broader project specially focused on the urban water governance problems of a specific region, with its own water stakeholders and institutional arrangements: the Piracicaba, Capivari and Jundiaí riverbasin. It aims to make an assessment of the actual situation of water availability, demand and quality in this riverbasin, retrieving as well its evolution in the last two decades, since the creation of this riverbasin committee, based upon secondary data collection and analysis derived from oficial agencies documents.