This work analyzes the implementation of the Environmental education project Water today and forever: sustainable consumption, by means of continuous training actions and the publication Water today and forever: sustainable consumption. The central goal is to investigate if the teachers of elementary and middle developed interdisciplinary projects having as its starting point a local problem, integrating it in a river basin context where lies the town school, reflecting on regional socio-environmental issues and proposing, next to the school community, solutions to transform the school environment and its surroundings. The analysis of work based on critical theories, curriculum in theories about the development of interdisciplinary projects and critical environmental education. As to the results obtained, the working with projects promoted the inclusion of local problems, community engagement, proposal and/or local transformation, inter/multidisciplinary treatment and change of attitudes of students, demonstrating that the project objectives have been achieved. Flared design environment, awareness and awareness of students, making them more accountable and protagonists. Showed, however, that there is resistance from teachers and directors to work with projects due to a lack of professional identity with the school and the students, supported by traditional curriculum. There is a need for reformulation in the curriculum, in designing initial and recurrent training of teachers to ensure the inclusion of environmental education in basic education.