VALERIA SUESCUNJONIER MURILLO7 GRADE MANUEL MEJÍAVALLEJOThe project rivers
THE MEDELLÍN RIVERThe Medellín River or river bored is a Colombian Riverthat flows through the city of Medellín and itsmetropolitan area. Born to 3100 meters above sea levelin the Alto de San Miguel, in the municipality of Caldas,South of the Valley of Aburrá, and 100 kilometers later,already with the name of Rio Porce, pours its watersinto the river Nechi.
The city of Medellín is divided into two by theMedellín River, this river is 100 kilometersfrom its source until it becomes the PorceRiver. Since its birth in the alto de San Miguelto about 2,700 meters, until you change yourname, it receives the water about 200 directtributaries and through them to more than352 creeks. The Medellín River basin isconfigured in this way.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THEMEDELLÍN RIVER BASIN Called also it hoya hydrographic, is aphysical area duly delimited, in where thesurface water and groundwater aredumped to a natural network through oneor more channels of continuous orintermittent flow, which converge in a mainriver, into a natural water deposit, ordirectly to the sea, which can beconsidered as a drainage system.
How to help the Medellin River We must avoid throwing wastes, chemical,and material objects, etc... Contribute to the company san Fernando. Report suspicious activities that are out inthe
Strategy launched to protect theMedellin River The Metropolitan Area of the Valley ofAburra presented its strategy S.O.S. RiverS.O.S pure life, to protect the MedellínRiver. He is a series of programs andprojects aimed at sanitation,decontamination, monitoring, control,surveillance and risk management.