MEDELLIN RIVER The Medellín river or river is a river Aburrácrossing the Colombian city of Medellin andthe metropolitan area. Born at 3100 m in theAlto de San Miguel, in the municipality ofCaldas, south of the Aburrá Valley, and 100miles later, with the name of PorceRiver, flows into the River Nechí
CENTRAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT SANFERNANDO Initially, the city of Medellín was developed onthe east side of the river, and it was not until theconstruction of the Guayaquil Bridge, that thetwo sides were. The Medellín River has becomea development hub of the city, its importance isso notorious that the route of the undergroundcity is the silhouette of the river, and isseparated from it only when it enters the citycenter. The river is mostly channeled its waythrough the city from the town of Sabaneta untilabout Caribe metro station, north of the city.
PLACES NEAR MEDELLIN RIVER Apart from some subway stations, on the right bank of theriver are landmarks in the city such as the Palace ofExhibitions and Conventions, the International ConventionCentre, the Metropolitan Theater, the intelligent buildingMedellín Public Enterprises (EEPPM), SENA and thePublic University of Antioquia. On the left side is the CerroNutibara, the La Macarena bullring, Pilot PublicLibrary, National University of Colombia atMedellin, subway stations, among other attractions. At theheight of Barranquilla Street Bridge is the Training andInformation Center Environmental Medellín, an entity thatis part of the Ministry of Environment of the Municipality ofMedellín, who in turn, through the Secretary of Metrorioworks remediation of the river basin.
PROBLEMS WITH THE COLOR OF THE RIVERAn intense blue color was seen on Saturday afternoon in theMedellín River, south of the Aburrá Valley, which wasimmediately reported by various people in social networksand denounced by the readers of this newspaper. One of our photographers are moved in and captured thephotos we share with you. In his Twitter account, thedirector of the Metropolitan Area, Carlos Mario Montoya, theentity responsible for the river environment, announced thatthe Emergency Unit is investigating the new coloringMedellín River. "We can not continue happening," he said. The Department decided last year involving a standardpenalties for companies or individuals, with their discharges,will change the color of the river Medellín.Near the subwaystation Envigado the river had a dark blue.The coloringcould also be seen in the town of Sabaneta.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN MEDELLIN In 1955, when Medellin Public Enterprises barely consolidated as aninstitution, was born on Christmas lights. For the holiday season, part of the cityis adorned with lights timidly special materials thanks to the contributions ofprivate enterprise, the authorities and to the press. The people of the Bella Villa"down" to look at the official power at six in the evening and go over and over thebeach has always constituted the backbone of the Christmas scene. By1967, Medellin Public Enterprises assumed the realization of "the enlightened"as they are popularly known, and thus, design, assembly and, of course, costs.Over time, these lighting systems were improving, becoming one of the biggesttourist attractions in Medellin year-end season. Additionally, the NationalGeographic, on its website, presents the Christmas lights of the city as one ofthe ten most beautiful in the world.2EPM had offered its flagship lighting yearafter year, only modified at the time dicembrina 1992, when the emergence ofrationing forced to squander all the creativity of its officials to devise a"decorated" different, and thus does not deprive the Christmas charm City. It wasa different proposal, where the decorations and fire magic, multicolored bulbsreplaced.Today, lighting is an institution for Medellin. Hundreds of people workfor months for thousands of visitors to enjoy at strategic points in the city.
MONOGRAPH MEDELLIN RIVER The city of Medellín is divided in two by the MedellínRiver, this river has a length of 100 kilometers from itssource to its transformation in the Porce River. Since itsbirth in the height of San Miguel to about 2,700meters, until renamed, receives water from tributariesnearly 200 direct and through them to more than 352streams. This will set the Medellín River Basin.The Rio hashad great significance both in the economic and culturallife in Medellín, in the planning of our city has beeninfluential. In the late nineteenth century, the old bridgesbuilt on the Santa Elena and Rio kicked off the firstattempts to expand the roads in Medellín, with coverage ofthe gorge, the channeling of the bed and the constructionof new bridges over the river there is a new structure inmodern architecture. Many early bridges built over theriver, still exist as the built in 1879 by the German officerHenry Haeusler.
Watershed also called, is a properly definedphysical area, where surface and ground watersare discharged into a natural network using one ormore channels of continuous or intermittentflow, which converge in a major river in a naturalreservoir of water , or directly into the sea, whichcan be considered as a drainage system. Thewatershed consists of the following parts: trainingarea or water producing zone formed by the upperparts of the dump montañas .Area formed by themiddle parts of the mountains, hills or mountains.In this area you can see the confluence of streamsand arroyos.Area or water receiving area formedby the lower parts of the mountains. In thissector, the creeks and streams unite around aCHARACTERISTICS OF RIVER BASIN MEDELLÍN