Alunorte situation

In just 12 hours during February 16-17, the city of Barcarena, home to our Alunorte alumina refinery, was hit by an extreme rainfall, flooding the region. We are concerned about the situation and for the people and local communities of Barcarena. Hydro has commissioned Brazilian environmental consultancy SGW Services to perform an independent review of the water treatment and effluent management systems at the Alunorte alumina refinery, which will report its preliminary conclusions during the first week of April. The review comes in addition to an already established expert task force leading a comprehensive study of Alunorte, reporting directly to the CEO. On this page you will find updated information about the situation.

During the heavy rains in the region of Barcarena in the state of Pará in Brazil, water levels were constantly monitored at our alumina refinery Alunorte.
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Updated: March 11, 2018