SACRAMENTO (CBS) — They say you can learn a lot about a woman from her garden, but at Robin Weld’s home, the bathroom tells the story.

She has a toilet and sink in one that she ordered from Japan for about $100. While some say it sinks to a new low during the drought, she says it sometimes saves 10 gallons of water or more a day.

Despite what you may think, it’s actually quite sanitary as the water is routed from a separate pipe. When you flush, fresh water comes from a small faucet and you wash your hands with it. The soapy water then drains into the bowl for the next flush.

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