Operational area

Operational area

Copaíba operates in the Peixe and Camanducaia river basins, located in the south of Minas Gerais and the east of the State of São Paulo.

These two watersheds are in the Atlantic forest and cover 19 municipalities, 13 of which are in São Paulo: Amparo, Águas de Lindóia, Holambra, Jaguariúna, Lindóia, Itapira, Pedra Bela, Pedreira, Pinhalzinho, Monte Alegre do Sul, Santo Antônio de Posse, Serra Negra, Socorro; and 6 miners: Bom Repouso, Bueno Brandão, Monte Sião, Munhoz, Senador Amaral and Toledo.

Atlantic forest

Original biome of the Brazilian coast, the Atlantic Forest covers a range that goes from Piauí to Rio Grande do Sul, extending to Argentina and Paraguay. Originally the area was 1,315,460 km², 15% of Brazilian territory. Currently, the remaining area is 102,012 km², 7,91% of the original.

KEEP READING…

Camanducaia River

The Camanducaia River basin, a sub-basin of the Piracicaba, Capivari and Jundiaí Rivers (PCJ) hydrographic basins, is a water producing region, considered extremely important for public supply, mainly in the municipality of Amparo. Due to its ecological importance, the Camanducaia river basin is almost entirely included in a Sustainable Uses Conservation Unit, the Environmental Protection Area (APA) Piracicaba – Juqueri-Mirim – Area II.

KEEP READING…

fish river

The Rio do Peixe, with a flow of 11.97 m³/s, is the main tributary on the left bank of the Mogi Guaçu River and the most important river in the Circuito das Águas Paulista. It is a source of water supply and the main tourist attraction in the region. It has its sources in Serra da Mantiqueira, in the south of Minas Gerais. It is popularly considered that its source is located in the Minas Gerais municipality of Senador Amaral-MG, but studies indicate the source in Munhoz-MG.

KEEP READING…