Environmental Management Strategy With a Focus on Sanitary Sewage and Urban Development

Valeria Arenhardt, Flávio de São Pedro Filho, Luciana Rezende Alves de Oliveira, Wellington Cyro de Almeida Leite, Roberto Simplício Guimarães, Eduardo Egidio Vicensi Deliza


The Amazon boasts a great environmental heritage and abundance of water resources, it is in this remarkable biome where the worst rates of access to basic sanitation services and public health indicators are. This research aims to use the SWOT analysis to generate knowledge capable of subsidizing the public manager in the elaboration of strategic planning to implement sanitary sewage according to the National Policy for Basic Sanitation in a municipality of the Brazilian Amazon under development and urban expansion. The practices adopted for this task relate to the concepts of the SWOT matrix, public policies for basic sanitation with a focus on sanitation, urban sprawl and social impacts on human health related to poor sanitation. Identifying in the municipal legal norms the strategic planning to order the development and the urban expansion and the practices foreseen to meet the National Policy for the Basic Sanitation and implantation of the sanitary sewage in the studied municipality. This is a descriptive exploratory research based on document and field research according to legal and environmental norms with qualitative and quantitative results. Despite the result demonstrating that the strategic planning for the implementation of sewage in urban expansion projects results in sustainable urban development, the municipality under study did not meet the legal and environmental standards for the implementation of sewage in new subdivisions causing environmental, social and economic problems.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijba.v11n6p109

International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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