96 million black plastic balls that the City of Los Angeles hopes will save it from drought. They will stop 300 million gallons of water evaporating. Watch the video…
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The city of Los Angeles has completed a program to cover the 175-acre open air reservoir in Sylmar, California, with floating “shade balls” to protect valuable water.
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The new four inch diameter shade polyethylene balls, will prevent evaporation and protect the water from dust and chemicals.
They cost 36 cents each and their black color is helping deflect Sun’s UV rays, to improve the quality of stored water.