Families have no access to treated water at home because their taps are not connected to the grid of the concessionaire of the service, privatized 15 years ago.
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.
Chemical products and deforestation modify Amazon River water
October 20, 2021
A study reveals that activities such as mining, deforestation and agriculture have altered the ecosystems and biodiversity of the waters of 149 major rivers throughout the world, putting entire populations at risk.
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.