Downtown Los Angeles is planning a 3-block-long waterslide event call Slide the City. The event has caused some controversy because of what is perceived as the frivolous use of water in a drought-stricken area. Eric Hansen, H&LA’s director of development services, was interviewed by Los Angeles radio station, KCRW, and he compared water usage at leisure establishments like restaurants and waterparks to the amount of water that will be used for Slide the City. To listen to the segment, click here.
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April 13, 2021
Despite 2020 challenges, growth within the U.S. waterpark market is projected for 2021: See the article as published by WWA. The COVID-19 crisis was the definitive event of 2020. The lodging and attractions industries were among the most negatively impacted sectors and experienced record declines in occupancy, attendance, and revenue. With mandated closures, limited capacities,READ MORE