SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - In the last five years, the City of São Paulo failed to spend R$2.7 billion on flood control works in the city. In updated figures, between 2015 and 2019, the administrations of Fernando Haddad, João Doria and the current government of Bruno Covas, had planned to disburse R$3.8 (US$900 million) billion in interventions in the rivers, but only R$1.1 billion was invested in projects that materialized.
Among the proposals left behind are interventions in rivers that typically overflow, such as the Zavuvus, in the south zone, and . . .