Venezuela blackout: Dozens head to sewage drains in desperate search for water





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Published on Mar 12, 2019

Venezuela's five-day power blackout left homes without water on Monday, and desperate Venezuelans sought out a drain pipe feeding into a river carrying sewage through the capital, Caracas, that was released by local authorities from reservoirs.

After five days without electricity to pump water, Venezuelans from working-class neighbourhoods to upscale apartment towers are complaining of increasingly infrequent showers, unwashed dishes and stinking toilets.


El apagon historico en Venezuela que matiene sin luz a la mayor parte del pais veo gente buscando agua en desesperacion desde tubería de aguas residuales en Caracas -- para lavar platos, cocinar y duchar despues de cinco dias sin agua en sus casas.

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