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Why are 96,000,000 black balls on this reservoir?

Why is the City of Los Angeles dumping almost 100 million plastic balls into its water reservoir? Is it the world’s biggest Chuck E. Cheese ball pit? Actually, these strange items are called “shade balls,” and they play a vital role in protecting the local ecosystem from toxins and pollution. You won’t believe what these balls can do.

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