The idea is to bring information to communities about the water they consume. A device performs measurements at refueling points such as rivers, and sends them to a central that may disclose, on a website or via SMS, the quality of water.
New study suggests that mercury contamination is widespread among residents of the Amazon
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
InfoAmazonia carry out workshops with communities in Tapajós River region
April 9, 2015
Rede InfoAmazonia project began operations for monitoring of water quality with three workshops with riverside communities in two cities in the Brazilian Amazon. The next step is to install inexpensive sensors created by the project.
Hackers in Brazil come together to monitor water quality
November 19, 2014
Concerned about the current water crisis in Brazil, professionals from various disciplines have gathered at the event “Hackatona: data and sensors to measure water quality,” sponsored by the InfoAmazonia Network, data and mapping platform focused on the largest rainforest in the world.