São Paulo Government to Invest R$1.5 Billion to Clean up Pinheiros River by 2022

According to Governor João Doria, the expectation is that a further R$3 billion come from the private sector in a program of Public-Private Partnership (PPP).

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Novo Rio Pinheiros project foresees interventions in areas of all the sub-basins of the large tributaries of the river, where about 3.3 million people live. Also included are socio-environmental actions to engage the population in the recovery of watercourses in the region.

"This is a very significant amount of money for the hiring of clean-up works. And the commitment of the government of São Paulo -- I reaffirm again -- is to deliver the Pinheiros River clean by December 2022. It will have adequate conditions and international standard of classification. I am . . .

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