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Watering restrictions too tough on residents with big yards, two council members say

This undated photo shows a garden hose watering corn and bibb lettuce, left, and tomato plants, right, in a garden in New Paltz, N.Y. When watering, water either deeply and infrequently with a sprinkler or bucket; or water lightly and frequently with so-called "drip irrigation." (AP Photo/Lee Reich)