Conservation "Shade" Balls added to protect Los Angeles reservoirs

Yesterday, Los Angeles completed a $36 million project to deploy 96 million plastic balls on a reservior to conserve water and protect water quality. Estimates are that the balls will save 300 million gallons per year and comply with new EPA standards for preventing sunlight reacting with chlorine in drinking water that produces carcinogens. 

Here are some news clips:

LA Mayor's office


Bloomberg News on Inventor of Conservation Balls