Los Angeles Waterslide Is Causing a Debate in the Midst of Drought

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