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I know a place here where they use toilet waste water to grow vegetables. Are these vegetables safe for consumption.

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Asked by gem mina, 09 Mar '08 08:17 pm
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yes why not. After STP. we use water for gardening, vegetation etc, so no fear in taking this .
Answered by hitler, 09 Mar '08 08:19 pm

 
  
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shd be safe...mother earth is taking care of the impurities and converting them into fertiliser..
Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 09 Mar '08 08:27 pm

 
  
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Its no problem, The vegitable does not get affected.
Answered by Tushar Kher, 09 Mar '08 08:22 pm

 
  
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IT is quite safe provided one follows the proper hygenic methods for handling and its application to the crops.
Answered by Ani Nair, 09 Mar '08 08:32 pm

 
  
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no its wrong
Answered by balu, 09 Mar '08 08:18 pm

 
  
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toilet waste is prepared and made as compost in large scale to be used as fertilizer... like wise urine also is very good for crops..earth converts the stools as valuable fertilizer. ..
Answered by umamaheswara rao, 10 Mar '08 04:55 pm

 
  
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its is de natural fertiser 4 de plants ,no problem to consume it
Answered by daphne, 10 Mar '08 12:09 pm

 
  
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Toilet waste like animal waste largely contains biodiogeradable nutrients and no heavy metals. So it is fine.
Answered by Saj Sierra, 10 Mar '08 12:14 am

 
  
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Yes they r safe no need to worry.
Answered by Manik Chopra, 14 Mar '08 02:17 pm

 
  
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In Mumbai, Churchgate to Virar and CST to Karjat/Kasara, people grow vegetables on both sides of the railway track with this water. They sell these vegetables to Mumbaikars.
Answered by Subramanya, 10 Mar '08 12:43 pm

 
  
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