"Fostering the leading role of rural and urban communities by gathering and providing information, data, technical and academic studies on water in the Pardo River Basin ... this is our mission."
River Basin Brown
The Brown is a federal river that runs for a length of 565 km, being 220 km in the Minas Gerais territory, from the source, in the municipality of Rio Pardo de Minas, at about 750 m altitude, to a mouth in Canavieiras, state of Bahia. , when it flows into the Atlantic Ocean, 18 km above the mouth of the Jequitinhonha River.
The River, which in the colonial period was called Santo Antônio, was one of the most representative scenarios of the advance of the Portuguese occupation of the backlands, becoming one of the meeting points between such different cultures (natives and colonizers).
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