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Analysis of Balneability Indicators in Urban Areas of Leisure and Tourism in the Brazilian Stepe

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.7, No. 9)

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Page : 418-428

Keywords : Socio-environmental management. Water quality. Public health. Semi-arid. Tourism.;

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The research analyzes the conditions of bathing in urban leisure areas in the Brazilian steppe, the object of the research was Prainha de Paulo Afonso-BA, Brazil, a place widely used for leisure and tourism by the population of the municipality and the neighboring cities of the states of Bahia , Pernambuco, Alagoas and Sergipe, and to a lesser extent by tourists from various parts of the country. It is observed the existence in the country of legal parameters that regulate the conditions of use of the waters for bathing purposes; yet accompanying the national reality is evident the fragility in the inspection of these norms, constituting this point, at risk the health of the people versus economic return through the generation of income, in a real area of interest of social-environmental management and human ecology. The methodology proposed for the research is the bibliographical research, the case study and the ethnographic research. The objective is to demonstrate, from the normative point of view, the bathing conditions of Prainha de Paulo Afonso. Obtaining as a result the verification of the real conditions of use (leisure and tourism) of that space of entertainment and the recognition of the service, or not, of the normative conditions required by the supervisory body.

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