From a new Six Flags waterpark in Georgia and the Dollywood Company's plans for $300 million in capital investments, to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom's future addition of a new 6-slide complex, reports of upgrades to America's waterparks abound. Even Carowinds in Charlotte, N.C. shared its vision for next year with the world. 

While details flowed through news agencies in typical fashion, Aquatica stirred the pot using an effective social media marketing campaign that left fans and industry peers waiting in anticipation.