A view of the water catchment of the Cantareira water supply system at Jaguari dam in Joanopollis
A view of the water catchment of the Cantareira water supply system at Jaguari dam in Joanopollis, 136 km (77 miles) from Sao Paulo February 21, 2014. The water levels of the Cantareira system, which serves 9.3 million residents in Sao Paulo's metropolitan region, reached an all-time low of 17.7 percent. It is the first time in history that the level is below 18 percent, according to Sabesp (Basic Sanitation Company of the State of Sao Paulo).
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