Posted: 04/09/2013 at 23:14
I think the e. coli thing is from contaminated water on the actual plant, it's always leafy plants that the reports are about, salads and things eaten raw. the contents of the septic tank don't get spread around in theory, In practice I know a lot of people that use the contents on the garden. It's your own sh.......... and hopefully you haven't got e coli.
we've been septic tank drained for over 20 years and the only problem has been getting the soakaway to soak away on our rather stodgy soil. I think we're the only house around that hasn't got a ditch to drain it into (illegal but done)