Drought Could Cut Water To Brazil’s Largest City

Luke 21:11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.

A drought that has been called the “worst to hit Brazil’s biggest city in decades” is threatening to collapse the city’s water system.

Sao Paulo water utility company Sabesp says that unless they move now to a five days off, two days on system for providing water, the Cantareia water system will collapse.

Sao Paulo is Brazil’s richest state and economic hub.  Officials are concerned the lack of water will have a significant negative impact on the region’s and the nation’s economy as businesses will begin to relocate to other areas and countries.

The biggest impact would be on industrial factories that rely on large scale water supplies to produce goods.

The utility says the Cantareria is at 5.1% of capacity of 264 billion gallons due to the drought.

The state has been attempting to rush projects to bring extra water into the Cantareia system but the projects are well behind schedule.

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