This report by the L.A. Times illustrates how drought is affecting Brazil:
A drought in Brazil has led to a water crisis and the country’s largest population center is facing the prospect of rationing.
Brazil’s Public Ministry, a federal regulatory agency, has recommended that Sao Paulo state immediately commence water rationing to avoid a “collapse of reservoirs,” but the state government missed an initial deadline on Wednesday to take action.
Because of scarce rain in 2014, water levels are low, especially at Sao Paulo’s Sistema Cantareira watershed. The Public Ministry says the watershed could soon run dry.
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