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Water slide causes controversy in California

California is now suffering from severe drought. Image by Lloyd Morgan / CC BY-SA 2.0
California is now suffering from severe drought. Image by Lloyd Morgan / CC BY-SA 2.0

Plans to take a massive water slide around California this summer have met with opposition from some locals. The slide is 1000ft long and the owners hope to take it to 15 cities in the state. Opponents complain that the slide will use far too much water and in the current severe drought conditions in California, this is unacceptable. Read more: sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com