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Q: What's up when the water restrictions don't allow residents to wash their cars in their driveways, but car dealerships in town are still washing the cars on their lots?

A: "They use high pressure washers at the car dealerships -- and at the car washes -- which are permitted," said Public Works Director Buzz Walker. He explained it is a mechanical device attached to a hose. Using a power washer, 80 to 90 percent less water is used. "They run about $100 and can be bought at home improvement stores or over the Internet," Walker said.

Call 474-5251, ext. 147, to reach Roundup's What's Up? line. Leave your question on the answering machine and we'll try to find the answer.

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