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    Updated on May 13, 2020. Posted on Jun 12, 2008

    Big Black Balls

    The bromate count is so high in the Ivanhoe Reservior on which Los Angeles depends that exposure to sunlight renders it useless. Thus, 400,000 big, bouncy black balls were released to shield the sunlight.

    gizmodo.com

    This makes it the first time 400,000 big, black balls in L.A. didn't involve smut.

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