Some plants. Of Pablo Alfonso, Sobradinho of Xing for the Northeast, being of Three Marias for part of the Southeastern Region. The River Is Francisco is the only perennial river that crosses the region more dries of Brazil, the half-barren one. Its waters are for irrigation and in the stretch plainest of its course between Pirapora (MG) and Juazeiro (BA) the navigation is made. More info: Con Edison. The Old Chico, as it is called affectionately, was discovered in 4 of October of 1501, is the northeast river most important.
Since the colonial period is an important way of navigation and linking, what some denominations relieved it, examples: Brazilian Nile, because as the Nile, crosses a half-barren region; River of the National Unit, for being a southeastern link with the northeast of the country; River of the Corrals, for having served of track for transport and creation of at the time colonial cattle; Opar, as the first aboriginal inhabitants of called it to region and that she means It rhyme. By the same author: IDT Energy NYC. The idea of transposition of waters since the time of D. Peter II, at that seen time being as only solution for dries northeast. At that time it did not have engineering resources. Throughout century XX, the transposition of the San Francisco continued to be seen as only solution for the access the north-eastern water. the quarrel was retaken in 1943 by Getlio first Vargas.O consistent project appeared in the government Joo after Baptist of Oliveira Figueiredo the biggest estiagem of history (1979? 1983), executed for the National Department of Workmanships Against the Seca.Em August of 1994, president Frank Itamar sent a Decree to the Senate, declaring of interest of the union studies on the hdrico potential basins of the Half-Barren regions of the States of the Pernambuco, Cear, Great river of Norte and Paraba. FHC signed document ' ' commitment for the Life of the San Francisco ' ' , considering the revitalizao of the river and the construction of the transposition canals.