RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The assessment is included in the 2nd edition of the "Waters Atlas - Water Supply Security," released on Monday, October 18, by ANA (the federal agency responsible for water and basic sanitation management in Brazil).
The R$7.3 (US$1.3) billion in investments required per year by 2035 will be necessary to steer the country away from the increasingly severe and recurrent water shortage cycles, according to ANA.
Brazil is experiencing a severe water crisis, with its main reservoirs for supply and energy production at critical levels. Cantareira, the largest water reservoir in the S . . .