How much water will the proposed Great Wolf Lodge waterpark resort in Manteca, Calif., use? That's what some locals are asking as community officials institute new drought restrictions closing a local spray park indefinitely. According to officials, the Library Park play feature does not use recycled water. State standards now require that play features recycle water. Regarding the proposed $139 million Great Wolf Lodge project, the Manteca Bulletin reported that according to City Manager Karen McLaughlin, developers plan to utilize state-of-the art conservation features in the waterpark design. The newspaper also noted that waterparks use significantly less water than golf courses, and that projections for this specific project would be detailed in a forthcoming environmental impact report. Read More