São Paulo

São Paulo City

Water Challenges

While 31 percent of the Brazilian GDP and 22 percent of the country’s population are concentrated in the State of São Paulo, the region has been under severe water stress in the last few years, threatening water availability for human supply and economic activities.

Our Role

The São Paulo State Secretariat of Sanitation and Water Resources and the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) signed a memorandum of understanding on July 3rd, 2017, to design and implement various initiatives that will promote water security in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.


Based on stakeholder consultations, two initial priority areas and multi-stakeholder work streams are under investigation and are expected to be defined in the coming months: Industrial Reuse and Sustainable Financing of Water Infrastructure.


The initial phase of 2030 WRG’s engagement in Sao Paulo focused on stakeholder consultation process, establishing Working Groups, and draft organizational structure.

Key Partners

Click here for a list of our key partners in São Paulo.