Bolivia schools close early as drought empties reservoirs

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Three reservoirs which supply the largest city, La Paz, are almost dry, and water rationing is in effect until further notice.

The recently-created "water cabinet" in the country is planning to distribute water from 100 tankers in La Paz, where long queues for water have formed each day.

He told the newspaper that long-term projects such as the provision of wells and aqueducts, as well as diverting rivers, were being considered, but such ideas would take up to a year to implement.

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