Km possesss territorial area of 246. The city of Araruna is in the domnios of the hidrogrficas basins of the rivers Curimata and Jacu. Both, headboards of the hidrogrfica basin of the River Curimata. They are small rivers, of intermittent regimen, amongst which if it detaches Calabouo, in the verge of the Rio Grande of the North, the river Salgadinho and the Lagoon of the Mountain range. The D' Lagoon; Tapir and the Dam of the Lemon is the main bodies of accumulation. All they being part of the basin of the river Curimata, whose importance is basic, not only for Araruna, but also for the neighboring cities. For being located in the headboard of the hidrogrfica basin the possibility of construction of great reservoirs of hdrica accumulation e, this form does not exist, the inserted cities in this part of the basin suffers with the hdrica scarcity. It is for these reasons that the present work aims at the captation of the rain water as main alternative to eliminate or to minimize the problems caused for the lack of public supplying during the period of scarcity.
The water non-availability in the city of Araruna if of the one for the rain scarcity, bringing some problems in the city, as the water lack for the daily activities of functioning. Therefore, this project aims at to provide one awareness for the exploitation of the rain water in the city, through the interventions in the pertaining to school community. The search for alternative sources of natural resources is a decurrent necessity in such a way of the population growth as of the increase of the standards of consumption of the population. The water is a valuable resource and vital for the life of the human being that on-will have been explored it could be insufficient to take care of to the bigger necessities each time of this resource. Thus being, the pluvial water use appears as an alternative source of water that will be able to contribute to reduce this problem the irregular precipitation of the city of Araruna and the water necessity in the domiciles implies in the necessity of collection and pluvial water storage to make possible its exploitation.