Brazil’s main water reservoirs reach highest level in 10 years in June -ONS

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a year of historic drought across the country, Brazil's central hydroelectric reservoir system reached its highest level in a decade in June, according to ONS, the national grid operator.

Reservoirs in the Southeast and Midwest regions were at about 65% of capacity in June, compared with only 29.1% at the same time last year.

Water levels in these regions would reach 62.1% capacity by the end of July, while the northern region would be at 96.8%, the south at 86.6%, and the northeast at 80.9%.

Because Brazil relies heavily . . .

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