Data, measured at the water source, on the quality of water is essential for both the delivery of services and the prevention of diseases. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data should be available on level of the following chemicals by water source and be updated at least weekly:

  • fecal coliform
  • arsenic
  • fluoride levels
  • nitrates
  • TDS (Total dissolved solids)

Data Location

http://portalpnqa.ana.gov.br/avaliacao.aspx

Comments

Data is outdated as this is a report from the year 2004.

Other potential but unusable sources:

http://dados.saude.gov.br/dataset/situacao_de_saude/resource/6dda9432-5c16-4aa1-8e30-4114041378b1 (link is broken)

http://bvsms.saude.gov.br/bvs/publicacoes/vigilancia_controle_qualidade_agua.pdf (has only methodological information, but no measurements)

http://www.geoprocessamento.icict.fiocruz.br/svs/agua/atlas.htm (has no pollutant data)

Reviewer comments

Approving submission, while there is national level data, it does look like most of the data might be at the local municipal level.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
Key:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data

Details

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Augusto Herrmann
Last modified   Mon Sep 28 2015 19:00:44 GMT+0000 (UTC)