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All this context generates a unhealthy city, with serious problems of sewer, water, draining, garbage and pollution of its hdricos resources, where, pressured for the disordered growth, it creates poor bolses without minimum conditions of hygiene and habitability. The health of the population also is engaged, mainly in the sectors most devoid, where illnesses are caused by the basic infrastructure lack. This picture, added the inefficacious politics of sanitation, generated the necessity of the establishment of one politics of ambient sanitation. The Secretariat of Sanitation In 2001, in the management of then mayor Joo Pablo de Lima and Silva, was created the Secretariat of Sanitation of the City of Recife, with the mission to assume the role of the municipality in being collected the sewers of each house, until the end of squares where they empty in the public net. This system was implanted in diverse Brazilian cities and also in some countries of Latin America.

sanitation, retaking the planning of the actions, with one politics of estruturadora and sustainable sanitation. For this end they had been necessary quarrels organized with the diverse actors of the society, searching that common objective. With this line of thought the Secretariat carried through 1 Municipal Conference of Sanitation of the City of Recife, in 2002. The Conference had as main line of direction to create a public act of control and management of the sanitation sector, being promoted meetings with some segments of the civil society, entities of education, private initiative and public managers, beyond elect commission agents for the population. We cite some deliberations to follow: To create the Municipal Autarchy of Sanitation; To promote educative actions and campaigns; To guarantee the title of the services of sanitation in the city; To promote management shared between Compesa and city; To create the Deep one of Municipal theatre of Sanitation; To assume the Integrated Sanitation as intervention model; To establish the municipal politics of sanitation conducted for the principles of the universality (access for all), completeness (contemplating all the necessary actions of sanitation) and fairness (quality services), with participation and social control.