Drought in Brazil: States start water rotation, rationing and demand fines for wastage

The most affected region is the Paraná Basin, which supplies Minas Gerais, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and the Federal District. And according to Inmet the rainfall forecast for spring is not encouraging.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's rural and urban areas already suffer from dry taps due to the water crisis, leaving the country at risk of an electricity blackout. The prolonged drought already impacts the daily lives of many families across Brazil, who change their habits and even their means of production and income.

The most affected region is the Paraná Basin, which supplies Minas Gerais, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and the Federal District. According to a report by the National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet), the rainfall forecast for spring is not . . .

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