A waterpark in Nevada is setting an example for other facilities throughout the U.S.
As the state struggles to retain is dwindling water supply, Wild Island Family Adventure in Sparks is hoping to reduce its impact in a region that has the worst drought in the country, according to Fox 11.
In addition to adding timed faucets in its bathrooms, "planting" concrete palm trees in place of the real ones, and remodeling landscaped areas into seating sections or sandboxes, the facility has made additional changes to ensure its commitement to water efficiency.
Wild Island also is testing out synthetic grass in some areas of the park, as well as utilizing an efficient filtration system and adding 55-gallon catch basin tanks that are filled by rain water. Read Moreycuxerdqfqfqdw