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Ongoing drought and high temperatures taking their toll on Uruguay’s water crisis

Reservoir that provided water to one million people now a muddy field

June 26, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Uruguay – Years of drought and high temperatures have created a water crisis in this South American country. Residents have been drinking salty tap water while well drilling continues. The situation has become so bad that a major reservoir in the capital city of Montevideo – that normally provides water to about a million people – has turned into a muddy field. CNN report | READ MORE

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