Hope for Drought Relief Floats With Black Plastic Balls

The city of Los Angeles is using the balls as part of a plan to conserve its water supply.
0:45 | 08/12/15

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The city of Los Angeles has found a creative new way to help fight California's devastating drought. Millions of black plastic balls are now floating on top of the city's Reza roar. They're part of a 34 and a half million dollar plan to protect the city's water supply against everything from some might wildlife as well as cutting down on evaporation. By reducing evaporation is shaped balls will conserve 300 million gallons of water each year. Instead of just about creating into the sky at 300 million gallons to fight this drought. The so called she'd balls cost about 36 cents a piece. Not just under three and a half million dollars it's much more cost effective in laying down a TARP which the city says would cost 300 million dollars. Nearly hundred times more.

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