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.
April 9, 2020
At the beginning of 2020, the continuing trend of two decades of growth was expected in the waterpark industry. Major projects will open throughout the United States in both the indoor and outdoor waterpark categories totaling over $1 billion in investment in 2020. Fourteen new standalone waterparks and one resort with outdoor waterpark are anticipatedREAD MORE