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Second Water Reservoir that Feeds Rio Drying Out

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The water and electricity crisis in the Southeast of Brazil continues as the Santa Branca reservoir in the interior of São Paulo state has reached water levels below the need for the generation of electricity. It is the second of the four reservoirs that feed Rio de Janeiro state to stop operations, after Paraibuna had already reported the lack of water last Wednesday (January 21st).

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