CALDAS NOVAS (GO): o uso das águas termais pela atividade turística - das aparências à realidade.

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Universidade Federal de Goiás


The main focus of this work is to understand the process of appropriation and use of thermal waters because of the development of tourism in Caldas Novas (GO). Caldas Novas is a tourist city located in the southern state of Goiás, with the main tourist attraction thermal waters, bringing every year thousands of tourists seeking leisure and therapeutic properties of the watershed. Although the physical conditions of the medium to maintain the water cycle, the ownership of the same leisure pursuits and their indiscriminate use is worrying and may occur the lowering of the aquifer by the lack of a policy that regulates its rational use. For this proposed analyzing the transformation of the town of Caldas Novas (GO) in the face of its suitability for tourism focused on the exploitation of thermal waters and to investigate government actions that regulate and plan the exploration of thermal waters of Caldas Novas (GO ), this view looking towards the appropriateness of these actions with the National Water Resources Policy, which proposes an integrated and decentralized management of resources and emphasis, though, the dynamics of the exploitation of thermal waters for leisure pursuits checking the mobilization of civil society, public administration municipal and users regarding the ownership, exploration and management of warm water.



Caldas Novas (GO), águas termais, atividade turística, conservação e gestão integrada, Caldas Novas (GO), thermal water, tourism activity, conservation and integrated management


SOUSA, Suely Pereira de. Caldas Novas (GO): The use of thermal water for tourism - the reality of appearances. 2011. 185 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em Ciências Humanas) - Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, 2011.