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Drought: Science reporter explores naked truth of Navy Showers and Space Baths




KPCC science reporter Sanden Totten
KPCC science reporter Sanden Totten
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Sanden Totten, KPCC's science reporter, took one for the team the other day. Took a shower, that is.

With his girlfriend holding the mike and the stopwatch, Sanden tried a Navy shower - using water only when needed (wetting hair, rinsing), and shutting it off when not needed (lathering hair, scrubbing between toes).

Find out how much water he saved compared to a regular shower, and then hear his interview with an astronaut to find out how much water, it turns out, he wasted.