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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The current COVID-19 crisis continues to have a significant negative effect on the waterpark industry. Waterparks play a major role in providing entertainment, supporting job creation, fostering small business opportunities, and contributing to robust economic growth. Due to COVID-19, many outdoor waterparks delayed their season openings while others have decided, or were mandated, not toREAD MORE