The Perimeter

1.    The PERIMETER NILOCOELHO

The Irrigated Nilo Coelho – DINC, located between the geographical coordinates 40 º 50 ‘and 40 º 23’ West Longitude and 09 ° 14 ‘and 09 º 27’ South latitude, is understood from the city of Casa Nova (northern state of Bahia) to the city of Petrolina (southwest of the state of Pernambuco). And in terms of area 20% is in the state of Bahia and Pernambuco 80%.

The water source is the water reservoir dam Sobradinho-BA which captures through a water intake on the dique “B”, on the left bank of the lake. This property CHESF dam was built in the São Francisco River, the main waterway of the northeastern region, the 748 km from its mouth and has a storage capacity of 34.1 billion cubic meters.

Its operation began in 1984 with the completion of the works area Nilo Coelho, appearing after the second phase which comprises the area Maria Tereza.

2.    IRRIGABLE AREA

Step 1 – Sector Nilo Coelho

17.520,09 ha

Step 2 – Sector Maria Tereza

5.523,84 ha

Totaling

23.043,93 ha

3.    OCCUPATION SPACE

1.961 small farmers users;

356 small, medium and large businesses.

 

CATEGORIA

TOTAL

ÁREA MÉDIA

LARGE COMPANIES

47

ACIMA 50,00 ha

ha

6.139,10

SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS

309

DE 7,10 a 50,00 ha

ha

5.231,35

SMALLHOLDERS

1961

ATÉ 7,00 ha

ha

11.634,41

4.    WORKS OF USE COMMON

Components for common use ace works are grouped in the following systems:

  • Collection and Pumping System;
  • Conveyance System and Main Secondary;
  • System Reservoirs;
  • Drainage System;
  • Electrical Supply System;
  • Road System