Shade Balls Are Released into the Los Angeles Water Reservoir (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Dumps 96 Million Plastic Balls into a Reservoir - Shade balls cover California reservoir - The sea of 96MILLION plastic balls that LA hopes will save it from drought: Reservoir is covered in an ocean of black spheres to stop 300million gallons of water evaporating LA throws 96 million 'shade balls' at its water shortage Watch bizarre moment thousands of plastic balls are dropped into reservoir to stop water evaporating during drought Thousands of balls have been dropped into a reservoir to tackle a crippling drought.