Water Supply to Brazil’s Northeastern Cities May Be Interrupted for Lack of Funds

According to reports, the service interruption has been announced by members of the federal government to state and municipal authorities of states such as Bahia and Pernambuco.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Due to lack of funds, families that rely on tank trucks in the Northeast are expected to stop receiving drinking water as of this Sunday, November 1st, during the drought season in the region.

According to reports, the service interruption has been announced by members of the federal government to state and municipal authorities of states such as Bahia and Pernambuco.

The initiative, which serves some 850 municipalities, provides for the Army to inspect and coordinate water distribution in drought-affected areas.

A Bahia army battalion notice sent to tank truck drivers on Thursday, October 29th . . .

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