Water Supply Situation Diagnosis in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Francisco José Gomes Mesquita, Manoel Jerônimo Moreira Cruz

Large urban centers face great challenges to meet the needs of a growing population among these challenges to water is one that has generated many conflicts, highlighting the issue of urban water supply, which should afflict humanity over the next 20 years. This paper analyzes the situation of the current water supply model of the city of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil and its metropolitan area, scheduled for 2030 that is guided on the central axis, and almost unique, water fountains available in the Joanes River (Joanes -I dams and Joanes -II ), the Rio Cobre (Copper Dam), the Rio Ipitanga (Ipitanga -I dams , Ipitanga Ipitanga -II and III), the Jacuípe River (Dam St. Helena) and Paraguaçu River ( Dam Pedra do Cavalo), enclosing an available flow planned for 2030 of 20.87 m3 / s, greater than the total water demand projected for 2030 of 18.32 m3/s

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