Transparency , accountability, and civic participation are key to improving Sao Paulo’s water security.
By: Codi Kozacek
Circle of Blue
Sao Paulo is a paradox of water scarcity and abundance. Brazil’s largest city, located in a region that averages 25 more inches of rain each year than Seattle, is gripped by the worst drought in 80 years. Since the drought began last year, Sao Paulo has struggled to provide water to its 20 million residents.