As California continues to suffer through one of the worst droughts in the state's history, companies are making strides to conserve water. This is especially true of those that make water their business, like swimming pools and waterparks.

Such is the case with facilities in the central valley, where establishments in Fresno and Clovis are making changes to reduce water use.

According to a report on, Blackbeard's Family Entertainment Center, The Island Waterpark and Wild Water Adventure Park are conserving water by way of various measures, ranging from letting lawns dry up to investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in facility upgrades.

Elsewhere, faciliteis are implementing similar procedures, like in Sparks, Nev., where Wild Island Family Adventure has added timed faucets in its bathrooms, "planted" concrete palm trees in place of the real ones, and remodeled landscaped areas into seating sections or sandboxes, and is utilizing utilizing an efficient filtration system. Read More