To reduce flood risks and improve the living conditions in selected areas of Ribeirão Isidoro water basin in Belo Horizonte.
Vilarinho streams with urban upgrading in the Izidora region. It is supposed to: (i) mitigate flood risks in consolidated areas of Ribeirão Isidoro water basin through the construction of new reservoirs and enlargement of existing underground reservoirs to temporary retain water, as well as implementation of green interventions, such as multifunctional urban parks to increase infiltration and serve as public amenities; (ii) address uncontrolled expansion over environmentally sensitive areas; and (iii) improve the living conditions of the poor and vulnerable population in selected consolidated settlements in the Izidora region, while assuring full integration of public services and designs that reduce flood risks to an acceptable level.
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