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    When is the Water Running Out in Sao Paulo?

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    Brazil contains 12% of the world’s fresh water supplies, so the news that Sao Paulo is running out of water comes as a surprise to many.

    Brazil contains 12% of the world’s fresh water supplies, so the news that Sao Paulo, Brazil’s most populous city is running out of water comes as a surprise to many, including the city’s residents who are now paying more, a lot more for their water.

    Why is this happening in a country with vast rain forests and the mighty Amazon? What is going to happen? Augusto Pereira, a professor of atmospheric science at Sao Paulo University tells us.

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